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MY KITCHEN HAS THE SUN

My kitchen has the sun in winter.
Plants that wouldn’t grow
in here in July
lift their whole selves
to look out on the snow.
Chives and peppers, parsley.
Only the dead-of-winter sun
can make my mustard green.

Bluejays and sparrows look in.
They remember leaves.

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