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Mr. and Mrs. Winter Wolf 

The winter wolf
licks its wounds
bleeds onto
white snow
her mate
licking the snow drift
clear
clean
clear

licking the snow drift
clear
clean
clear

enough to see
the reflection of keen wolf eyes
in the crystalline matter
and heartbeats
not missing a

skip

ever

no hunter's bullet
today

no hunter's bullet
today

no hunter's bullet
today

to split their
hearts

their wolf love
apart

The Winter Wolf
licks its wounds
clean
onto white snow.

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Stephanie Silvia

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Stephanie Silva directed her own modern dance company in New York City and is a student of American poet Diane di Prima. She teaches movement and writing.

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