and an owl. I have sung in the morning like a frog,
and lived in a turtle’s shell for a thousand years.
Nobody could make this up.
All night I called your name, as it passed,
moaning like a dove, beyond the borders of night. Steve Klepetar lives in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. His work has received several nominations for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. Klepetar is the author of fourteen poetry collections, the most recent of which are A Landscape in Hell (Flutter Press) and Why Glass Shatters (One Sentence Chaps).