Childhood Lessons: The Human Animal

Lesson 1

he threw rocks for fun  
ensured a good run
propelled us, into
orange: sun—unlike
old western romance

neither I nor horse
agreed, of course, late
learning what it means:
dearth of management
(just kids having fun)

verging to future
meaning, not knowing
missed awakening
surely fell upon
dawn of adulthood


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