Spring Delinquents

Courtesy of Annmarie Lockhart

in the woods today
three deer ran like mad
jumped the brook
kept on going

no coyote in pursuit
I guess they were
spooked by an early
afternoon trail walker

or maybe they were fleeing
sure-caught hell for eating
Mrs. Milne’s flower bulbs

© 2012, Annmarie Lockhart

Annmarie Lockhart is the founding editor of vox poetica, and the founder of unbound CONTENT.


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