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Mimi German


on your canvas i am naked
in vines of charcoal
pastels smudged in dreams
no pastiche for cover
only the scent of rabbit brush
on a summer’s worn and faded fence

MIMI GERMAN is an American poet who resides in the Steens Mountain wilderness of Oregon listening to the songs of Coyote coming down from the hills. She is Oregon’s first Beat Poet Laureate and the author of Beneath the Gravel Weight of Stars, Where Grasses Bend, and Flowers of the Litter.