Rapture Garden

DSCN0128Cut thick vines in sun

below tall pine and silver maple shadow.

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Plant scarlet acacias,

purple, red, yellow, and white rose bushes.

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Spray oasis with rainbows.

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Lift leaves and spread limbs of

peach, plum, apricot, and grapefruit dancers.

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Caress ripe fruit, ravish succulent flesh

and lick lush juice.

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Savor symphony of fragrances, hues, and flavors.

rapture garden staggers my senses,

energizes the spirit,

and lavishes me.

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About Daniel C. Lavery

Dan’s writing shows his transformation from a child to an athlete and a Duke pre-ministerial student where he began to question ancient and arbitrary dogma. He graduated from Annapolis, navigated a Navy jet, and a ship to Vietnam, fell in love, turned peace activist and a civil rights lawyer for Cesar Chavez's UFW. His memoir, "All the Difference," describes the experiences, some humorous and others deadly, that changed his consciousness from a pawn to an advocate crusading for justice against some of the most powerful forces in America.

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