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Spring 2006, vol 4 no 1


Ami Shecter


soggy morning--
the shape of the river
lost in itself
  the gardener
looks to the clouds--
half the child's sandwich
in the gull's beak
  night horizon--
the crescent moon
cups its dark side
narrowing path--
a tuft of fur caught
in the brambles

Ami Shecter Ami Shecter has a BA in Anthropology and Religion from Drew University. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland she lives in Northwest New Jersey on the Paulinskill river. She has a gardening business (Plant Care by Ami) and planting and maintaining annual, perennial and container gardens for homes and offices, challenges her creatively and physically.