Siesta…

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Sweating hours.

Quiescence lies like a crime.

*

The crack of dry twigs underfoot…

startles!

A tumultuous green-flash

of thumping rampage.

Dog legs.

Baboon haunches.

A luminous ankh arrows away.

A way out to tree-stump.

To crook torso and tail.

And splay dripping

limbs akimbo.

*

A panting swastika

pulses suspended.

*

Mimicking leaf.

Balanced in bark.

Night  flecked.

*

Slowly stretching…

it twists

an ancient neck

to glare.

*

Eon empty eyes

Blink in

the sun.

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