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  • Thanks to Jari Järvelä for bringing these deeper memories to mind

    The deep ripe salt and iodine rising from the low tide ledges
    When I come round the seaward side of the island and am running free and home

    The woodsy Dr. Pepper of peeled back bark on a golden birch twig

    Crusty yeast as the bread comes out of the oven

    Woodsmoke on a frosty morning

    The eyes closed breathless moment when I am close enough to smell the sunshine on your skin
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