Fathom Mag

Burning Bushes

A tanka

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October 15, 2018
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Watch: it always comes
right when you expect it least.
The light slants, enchants;
your spirit, wakening, hums
and rouses the sleeping beast.

Laura Kauffman
Laura Kauffman, MA is the author of Carolina Clay: A Collection of Poems on Love and Loss. She writes from the Loess Hills of Iowa, where she lives with her three sons, four pets, 15 chickens, and one husband, Chris.  You can follow her on Twitter @laura_kauff.

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