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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 8, Number 4, December 2014

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Ruth Holzer
Herndon, Virginia, USA


St. Davids

I had stopped here on my way up the Pembrokeshire coast to Fishguard, and had spent all day exploring the Cathedral and the ruins of the Bishops Palace, learning about popes, saints and Vikings, and admiring the solidity of twelfth century architecture. Now, as often before, nightfall caught me on the road with no place to stay. From a house in the middle of a field, a light beckoned. The farmer was suspicious, asking if anyone else was with me, but finally allowed me to sleep in his barn, just the once, as long as I was gone by morning.

blue hour—
a roll in the hay
with myself

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