Poetry

Carolyn Evans Campbell: Two Poems

Eye to Lizard Eye We sit I on my rock you on yours frozen in sunlight   I hold as still as you see fear throb in your neck under rubbery skin   Your bead eye stares at me I don’t blink I hold my breath You sense danger or death   Your ugliness clings to the rock casting an ominous shadow What do you see in me? Do you sense my fear pity my ugliness?   Do you remember my stooped shadow roaming an infant earth? Small dragon did I grow or did you shrink? Which one of us…

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