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THEME: Oppressive Desert Heat
VISUAL THEME: Brightly Colored Cacti – Paso Robles, CA
FRONT: Pull-out Quote From Poem
BACK: Complete Poem
COMPLETE TEXT: "PASO ROBLES" (Front Pull-out Quoted and Bolded)
by Frank Elkins ©2014
"Tall reaching palms,
and sharp thirsty cacti –
Tranquil desert oasis
in the Valley of the Vineyards."
I wait for sunset,
anticipating its long overdue forgiveness –
Eclipsing this stark
searing summer heat.
like a fish –
Thrown back into a pond,
happy to be home again.