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COYOTE NO. 1, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Just before dark
Last Line: That dreams his dreams.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Coyotes

Just before dark
watched coyote take a crap
on rock outcropping,
flexing hips (no time off)
swiveled owl-like to see
in all six directions:
sky above
earth below,
points of compass
in two half-circles.
And there is no distance.
He knows the dreamer
that dreams his dreams.

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