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End of Summer Purple Blooms

There is a shade of purple inthis flower near summer’s end that makesyou proud to be alive in sucha world, and thrilled to know the giftof sight. It seems a color sentfrom memory or dream. In fields,along old trails, at pasture edge,the ironweed bares its vivid tint,profoundest violet, a notefrom farthest star and deepest time,the glow of sacred royaltyand timbre of eternityright here beside a dried-up stream. —Robert Morgan Roadsides and fields in Southern Appalachia have put on their purple…

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The girls have been singing the old Osborne Brothers’ song “Windy City.” I’ve always like the song but have fallen…