Salamander


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Picture courtesy of Cortney Davis.  Slightly Photoshopped by DA

     SALAMANDER

From under winter stones

that familiar fire engine red like an errant paint splatter,

startling, then gone—but could you have imagined

its lightning bolt streaks of cobalt and chartreuse

even if you were God? This salamander,

this very one.

-Dick Allen

The North American Review

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