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the hunters (standard:poetry, 85 words)
Author: kendall thomasAdded: May 31 2003Views/Reads: 1596/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
symbolic poem
 



the hunters 

by Jack Straw 

. 

Heath chews on the stem of grass 

time is told by the leaves 

violet smoke drifts up 

from burl by his feet 

. 

vacant eyed -- perhaps a fool 

as many assume 

his mind flows like a clear stream 

without concern 

. 

Hap too is somewhere else 

he drifts with clouds 

over calm seas 

and the gentle flight of  birds 

. 

hanging from its hind legs 

a buck 

completes nature's witless trio 

eyes so dark it's like coming night 


   


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