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  • Gary Hunter

Python and Pelican - March 7, 2023

I only see it

when the wind blows leaves

into the pool

three underwater jets

cause snakelike currents

that twist and turn

in and around itself

exactly like a python

shifting position

and who can tell what’s

sleep or strike-like?

As the pelican thermometer

drifts into the middle

of the tight coil



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