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Snake River Overlook

Saint Paul, 7 February 2006
We launch our kayaks
At the base of Mt. Epididymis
Surge down the vas deferens
Ride standing waves 8 ft high

That Teton picture in your den
Is the June of every calendar
An idle drift down the Snake
From Dead Man's bar to Moose

The vas deferens is part of the male anatomy.
This poem was written shortly after I had a deferentectomy.
Dead Man's bar and Moose are found along the Snake River in Wyoming.

Photograph of Snake River is by Ansel Adams.