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Poem: Creature on the Bumper 

My moniker in junior high
was Animal. I’m OK with that.
Opposable thumb. Hippocampus.
Running through the forest.
Timid on first encounters.
Bloodthirsty. And, because
human, perplexed, willfully
smiling, this close to the sea.

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  • A poem by Steve Clark

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