Per Contra

Summer 2007


Plain Text Version - Poetry

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"Night Vowels" by Kelly Cherry



Sigh of wind that clouds the moon.

Shriek of an eagle, cry of a loon


threading through fog.

The throaty frog.


Squeal of a mouse

the black cat drags back to the house.                          


And is that you I hear, weeping

while the rest are sleeping?


O, O, O, O, O

u, u, u.