A Quiet Root

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“Driving Home in the Dark, I Think of the Limber Honeysuckle Hanging from an Outcropping Along a Road that Cuts through State Game Lands” by Michael Garrigan

and we
just assumed it was a non-native invasive
crowding wineberry bushes and Burger King
wrappers and pieces of brake lights building
a roadside ditch kingdom of wandering detritus,
only to look it up on my iPhone and find
that it is of here,

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