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Poem: Creature on the Bumper 

My moniker in junior high
was Animal. Iā€™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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