“Skull Fragments #7 & #8”

VII. I Used To Be

I used to be

A coyote;

Mischievous, and


But, now

I am a deer;

Cautious, and

Aware of my


VIII. Sudden Inspiration


There was a click! and

Flash! from the camera.

The bulb in my

Head burned out

To a crackling dimmer.

© 1993 Mauricio Rincon

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