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Locusts and Rainbows by Kevin Rottweiler

Locusts and Rainbows
By Kevin Rottweiler

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Book Synopsis

A small collection of poems about Nature and God, the trials and tribulations of life, with a hopeful message.

Heavy Oxen

Sweat on the brow
Oxen heavy and tired
A farmer knows his limit
Eternal days of summer
Frogs in the swamp
Earth worms on the pavement
Rain washes them clean
Tadpoles now yawn
So much work to do
Plowing and seeding
Rabbits find a clearing
Puffy clouds
And irritated spiders
Spin webs
And pretend
Singer sewing machines are
Freshly lubricated with oil
Even the spiders find
A destiny so tireless
That a scarecrow fidgets
His shirt flying in the wind
Hungry people on the farm
Know a day’s work

“You open Your hand and
Satisfy the desire of every
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