Theresa Daly

Rookie (27/8/57 / new york)

Premonition - Poem by Theresa Daly

In a freeze frame
moment
you know what’s happening.

A snake coils,
the hair on the cat’s back is raised,
a Doberman’s jaw snaps open

One intuitive flash-

as in the moment before
a first
kiss
is attained.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 24, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, May 24, 2004


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