I read the earth

like a book

no library card

required

sense the music

in shake of jack pine

branches

bolted on

‘gainst wind

as if it could break

not just bend them

©Lorraine

qkj #30: use all these words: bolt, shake, pine, required, music, break, earth, book, senses (may use other forms)

painting: Pine Island, Georgian Bay (1916) by Tom Thomson

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