Treasure Island

Paul Muldoon

(20 June 1951 / County Armagh / Northern Ireland)

Poems of Paul Muldoon

1. A Dent 10/5/2011
2. Extraordinary Rendition 10/5/2011
3. Gathering Mushrooms 10/14/2005
4. Hedgehog 10/5/2011
5. Milkweed and Monarch 10/14/2005
6. The Frog 1/13/2003

Hedgehog

The snail moves like a
Hovercraft, held up by a
Rubber cushion of itself,
Sharing its secret

With the hedgehog. The hedgehog
Shares its secret with no one.
We say, Hedgehog, come out
Of yourself and we will love you.

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