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Daughter/Mother and A Hare at Dusk

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Cat! Big!
"There's a fox! Look!"

No people.
"The fox doesn't live with people."

"The headlights scared it."

Gone, Trees.
"The fox is gone, it lives with the trees."

A hare at dusk

Sideways half light edges
through the grown-up conifers
in this vacant playground
and a blurred orange wind
ever so slowly swings.

Kevin McLellan is the author of the chapbook Round Trip (Seven Kitchens, 2010), a collaborative series with numerous women poets. He has recent or forthcoming poems in journals including: Arch Journal, Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Drunken Boat, Hunger Mountain, Interim, Southern Humanities Review, Versal, and several others. Currently, Kevin teaches creative writing at the University of Rhode Island and he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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