Primary school

Children in the woods:
at first I mistake their distant yelps
for coyotes.

When did I stop climbing trees?
Views are best when seasoned
with a little terror.

Once I found a dead cicada,
stuck half-way out
of its former self.

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2 Comments


    1. I’m all for subtle relationships, but I do like the balance this one strikes between subtlety and obviousness.

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