Juan Olivarez

(september 12 / nyssa oregon)

Cascabel


I saw her from afar
So I gave her a wide berth.
Yet she still rose above her coils.

Then the music started
The incessant rattling,
And her rhythmic swaying.

That was enough for me,
I decided then and there,
To take the long way around.

She still swayed for a while,
From afar I saw her relax,
And the music died.

8/9/14
ALTON TEXAS

Submitted: Saturday, August 09, 2014

Topic(s): nature


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