Geoff Baker

Orchard Saplings Wrapped in White

Orchard saplings wrapped in white,
in plastic tubes to guard against the twilight,
cold and indifferent deer,

already from a distance look
like rows and rows and rows
of cemetery crosses.

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Geoff Baker was born in Southern California. He currently teaches literature in the English Department at California State University, Chico, and in his spare time he hikes, writes songs, and plays guitar.

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