Opossum Plays Dead

OpossumPlays Dead

Photo by Don Tate

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Opossum Plays Dead

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thirty years ago

opossum came and hung on door

by tail-awaiting-

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would I open to

admit her young and their tails

hanging out with me?

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’til then she hung still

breathed still-watched the sill until

the window spoke: “I will!”

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