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Ghosts of history pushed
Against winds, bind
Pages from disparate
Dreams, book without title,
County without a name.
Pilgrims came, Scottish, Irish,
Pennsylvanian Dutch came.
Fortress was built to caress
Self contained mystery of
The Cherokee. The 
Land told its story to
The skies, yeoman farmers
Established ties with small
Farms. County called Gaston
Was founded In 1846.
Impressions of birth, clouds
On rivers, shivering wombs
Have daughters, cotton
Mills, shadows fall across
Maps, infrastructure reaped
For 175 years.
 

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David W. Parsley

Hi Barry, Thematic piece for Thanksgiving here in America. Anything but stereotypical fare, it’s a game attempt at reimagining both the natural and historical context. Such an ambitious effort is bound to be difficult to close. Not sure what to suggest, perhaps a period after “Maps “ then figure out how it should sound from there.

 Thanks,
- David 

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