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Second Poem for the Possum

pink light hovers in the glistening

the burned lungs of trees

natural neon tears float up

among the possum tails

the muddy droplets of teeth


loam-swirled freckles

breaking open nails

ferocious undercoat

holding hoar frost at bay






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Haley Lasché is the founder, designer and editor of Concision Poetry Journal. Her poems have appeared in such places as Landlocked Magazine, Human Repair Kit and Nice Cage. She has two poetry chapbooks: Where It Leads (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016) and Blood and Survivor (Locofo Chaps, 2017). She lives in Minnesota with her sweet son.