Tag Archives: night

thirst

circled by night breezes stirring thick heated chants of katydids and crickets telling and retelling cycles in grasshopper rasps of summer already shortening but my skin does not believe in winter yet when heat lightning is a tease that does not … Continue reading

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prey

this valley distorts sound so you can’t tell from which direction death is coming thin hunting calls of coyotes echo everywhere, slip inside open windows into my ears body poised for flight until I remember I am safe beneath blankets … Continue reading

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