Quiet Please

Prairie Dog Relocation

In the children’s library section,
one toddler pitches a fit and
two more hoot in sympathy like
Prairie dogs sticking heads up
from bolt holes, sensitive
enough to the taller world
to pipe warning calls of an
approaching shadow cast
by a cougar’s roar.

Posted for dVerse ~ Poets Pub’s 13 Monday Jan 2020 prompt: Quadrille #95: Roaring in the New Posted by whimsygizmo


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