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The Coyote and The Cat

My name is Jamie Lee Hamann and I started sharing poetry articles back in 2013. Every year I share a poem a day in April.

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The Coyote and The Cat

Blocks away

from

Samson Server

sign

white peeled

lettering

Coyote

prankster

behind neighborhood

trash can

holds head

to ground

smells meat

his

partner

recent roadkill

Mother Nature

knows depression

coyote

feels his age


Trailer Park

near hole

bottom of trailer

Cat

hides behind curtains

releases claws

catching fabric

to fall forward

twist

chaos

cats now

confused

dizzy


Now between

Samson Server

the mini-storage entrance

Prankster

hidden curtains

in sage

who releases

claws heads

into ground

recently killed

in chaos

mother, a cat,

depressed

smells twist

confused


Cat

smells the meat

of his partner

recently killed

outside

on porch


falls forward

twists

almost always

in chaos


Mother Nature

knows depression

Coyote is

hopeless


behind sage

head on ground


fabric

curtains


chaos


cat/coyote

coyote/cat


© 2020 Jamie Lee Hamann