Tagged: prey

some days, the cat gets

the robins that built

the robins that built
its nest in the crook of our
white dogwood tree stayed

alert, with squirrels advancing –
no one knew the aftermath
.
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the frog hiding in

the frog hiding in
our backyard knows a little
something about the

great blue heron at the lake –
it petitions for solitude
.
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there is a version

there is a version
of being cornered
that looks like letting
your hair down
.
it comes
with basic
squirming, a bit
of flailing, and
finally, a slow
slide into the
arctic waters –
you’ve
seen it. it’s
the one where they
cut to the scene of
a lone ice floe
bobbing for balance
while the kill has
just begun
.
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