Poetry Corner: View from Double Butte Mountain

I love this view:
All the things we are
and all the things we can’t escape –
The rocks, the cactus,
the freeway, the city,
Camelback Mountain, the cemetery –
How expansive a scene, so full,
challenging us to open wider
to take it all in

Poetry & photography (c)2017 Michelle M. Welch

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