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Animal Tracks

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There is a tiger hid
          in each seed’s growth
and in its flower a lamb,
          I see them both

Frolic on lawns of love
          and I feel bound
to learn how they contend
          in flesh as ground.

I find a jungle still
          unmapped in the blood
where outside the stockade wall
          my heelprints stamp the mud.

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There is a tiger hid
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Hawk and Whippoorwill 2 (Spring 1961) 8.
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Publishing Error: pages 19-20 and 41-42 and incorrectly printed twice, back to back, between pages 30-31