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Fire in the Belly

Story ID:11060
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro Nova Scotia Canada
Year:16
Person:Richard L. Provencher
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Fire in the Belly

Evening is like fire
beyond the trees
a pastoral tint presenting
nature’s parting ways,
day about done – the night
eager and clamouring for the hunt.

Smaller creatures in the woods
shiver with unease
for the chase --
and them, a meal on the run.

(c) 2016 Richard L. Provencher