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This is your convocation


Image by Dave Hoefler

in praise of the last

of summer

and its gold-plumed grass,


the marshy wetland

not yet vanished.


Listen—do you hear

the ancient song

of cranes,


beaks arched up

to catch the falling dusk?

Faith Allington is a writer, gardener and lover of mystery parties who resides in Seattle. Her work is forthcoming or has previously appeared in various literary journals, including Crow & Cross Keys, The Fantastic Other, The Quarter(ly), Bowery Gothic and FERAL.

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