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A winter walk

The Don Valley trail, Sunday.

Hot sun, bare trees. Amazing

that all this is barely a fifteen minute walk from my front door, in downtown Toronto.

I sat here, in a bed of dead stinging
nettles, watching the river flow, and especially listening. ‘Burbling’ is a good word.
A beaver was swimming here
once. And another time a deer,
wading. Not in winter, though.



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