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Invitation to a Recessive Gene

Mary di Michele
From:   Debriefing the Rose: Poems. (House of Anansi, 1998).


In Latin blood legend traces the wolf.
In us instinct is not extinct, it's latent.
When the moon is full, the wolf.
Start running.

                            What yelps in you?



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