Copyright 2013 by Leslie Varsava. All rights reserved.

Yellow spotted salamander

As I walk through this forest, a mysterious beast
Rests underground
The yellow spotted salamander
Is hiding all around
Under mossy rocks and fallen leaves
In the rotten stumps of long dead trees.
More of them than all the birds
But making not a sound

Source: Up North Again by Doug Bennet and Tim Tiner

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