Shelley Widhalm

Snow Cougar (the poem and the photo)

In 52: A Writer's Life, Poetry, Shelley Widhalm on May 26, 2013 at 11:30 am

Cougar sculpture outside Anthology Book Co., in Loveland, by Rosetta.

Cougar sculpture outside Anthology Book Co., in Loveland, by Rosetta.

Snow cougar:

Cougar in a snow robe
mask slipping on her nose,
raccoon white shrouded eyes,
brass hip exposed,
stationary through the seasons,
she rises above the cement bench
risky limbs sliding off one ledge
tail curled in anticipation
she’s willing to wait
for the next young man
to sit.

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