Coyote Voices

coyote poem



Moonlight leaks through the curtains.

I lie awake, listen to coyote songs

circle and connect, stitching together

the night’s raw edges.


Each time I hear their howls

my bone marrow sings.

What’s muzzled in me lifts.

I seem silent and still,

yet my pulse races through the trees.

Laura Grace Weldon


Originally written for the Peace Postcard Project, published in Shot Glass Journal.  Find more poems in my collection, Tending.


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