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Red Soil

Monday, September 21st, 2009

A land of red soil covers my shoes.
It clings to my ankles and dusts my face,
Making my brown skin ruddy and bronze.
This land coats my hands, my heart, my thoughts:
The thundering hooves of impalas on the plain,
The still, silent pose of the acacia umbrella thorn tree,
The chorus line of long horn cows whose lean stomachs
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