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by Anthony Edwards

These kids are wild
hunters of crabs
their eyes shining
hard with
ancient stares

The crabs themselves
restless rocks
racing for shelter
of deep cracks
and tangled weed

Caught between
the kids
and the crabs
I snap this picture:
no flash
no camera
all conjecture.


Taken from ‘Inside Outside’ (1990), page 46.


Anthony Edwards

The Stakeout