Teacher

A wail
of sirens makes
her pale

with fear,
returns her to
the year

she stole
a cub from his
foxhole.

Ryan Stone

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Ingénue – a Musette

Ingénue

Raindrops –
steel drums, belting
roof tops;

loud beats
unheard beneath
white sheets

where two
hearts shed one last
taboo.

– Ryan Stone

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