Wednesday, January 26, 2011

In the Middle of the Night

In the middle of the night
coyotes
are
yelling,
yipping,
and screeching.

In the middle of the night
they sound like
a child
wailing,
weeping,
and screaming.

In the middle of the night
the coyotes roam,
the child sleeps,
but Mom is awake,
listening.

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