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Equinox of Spring Twenty Fourteen

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equinox of spring 5:57 PM CET  (Pantelleria Island)
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flowers arrive in the spring the yellows first sometimes a few reds they are the dream of the roots waiting in the winter world for their chance to dance with the wind their long silent waiting rewarded at last
down the street the old people carried a saint up and down the street dressed in black the old priest watched me without smiling as I was standing beside my house holding an eagle feather I was looking at the earth looking down at the open belly of the earth
i am a long way from home I am a long way from the roots of where I started, awakened at last from my dream to where the great wind has carried me as the old people dressed in black carried their saint past my door a four-legged lizard stopped on the edge of my shadow and looked around his tiny head looking up, then looking down

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where I have been where I am going what I am feeling what i remembered when the great wind lifted me when the light found me why not awaken f…