Return to Raspberry Landing

A sure sign that the time to return was ripe
for the raspberries were
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at Raspberry Landing.

This rustic lodge
upon the mystic waters
of the wild and heathen Saint Croix
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Where once I taught the mysteries
of Earth and Wind and Fire and Water.
Opened portals

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that others may travel
between the worlds.

Quantum Entanglement
draws me back
after so many long years.

Walking paths I knew not
encountering ruins
that were ruined
before my time.

A wishing well
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though silted full
granting wishes still.

Built alongside gushing brook
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and ancient waterstone walls
that once held pools serene
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now toppled over
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torn down by torrents
that would not abide constraint
no matter how serene
on their way to the wild Saint Croix.

A walk upstream
tracing back the Flow
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along muddy banks

and plunging falls in miniature

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and ace of spade succulents
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and always a damsel
or damsel fly
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To contemplate once more
all the many roads
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not taken
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