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Wednesday, August 09, 2006


by Russell Libby

I read the report from that bureaucrat, he claimed,
but it was only the daily press clips, a summary of summaries.
W wished he could remember what the scientists had said
as his Texas ranch burned in the unending sun.

Russell Libby writes from Three Sisters Farm in Mount Vernon, Maine, where it's been raining a lot more than normal the past few springs and way too hot in the summer. He's heading out now to let the chickens wander and take care of the apple trees.