Some Goats

To the hapless generations

Along the no-shelter, refugee road;

Squirming on the sacrifice hook,

Pale-promise words mean

Less than half of zero.

They’re looking to find their

Own sharp answers – who can blame them? –

In the shallow sand beds,

The desert bred roundness of stones.

Long-shadowed strangers

Balanced on the horizon

Aren’t getting any closer:

Some goats know how to

Deal with wolves, but

Will they pass the secret on?

6/4/2013

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4 thoughts on “Some Goats

  1. you believe you’re amidst wolves? Your writing umbrellas so much emotional immersion !

  2. Marcia says:

    Took me there. Pretty good

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