TWO ANIMALS — a poemette

Published November 23, 2018 by Nan Mykel

On a path two                                          

interplanetary

beings meet:

human animal and

animal animal.

 

Is one food

for the other?

Who will move

first, and where?

 

Whose fear is

that in the air?

 

Reason has instinct

by the throat, or

is it the other

way around?

 

Tethered by memories

of other meetings on

other paths, the two

step cautiously by.

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