The Life that’s Needed

Simple stuff. I appreciate the simple stuff.

The Gray Squirrel

The gray squirrel
that pauses

in the fence’s
shadow

to adjust the green
walnut pinched

between its teeth
so that it might bound,

more easily, across
the backyard grass…

for now, it’s all
the life I need.

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