Wolf in the Family Trees

I have felt the razored barbs

of your teeth before

as they gnawed

on my soft underbelly

rolled upward toward you

in trust

I have heard the steely

bone on bone

gnashing

as you snarled

beneath a sheeps-clad

grin

I have seen the blazing

possession in red

a glare casting

me, roughly

aside

I have scented out

the rank heat

exhaled through your

flaring nostrils

as you went for

my jugular

I have tasted the hemlock

on my lips

when I absurdly asked

if you remain

lupine

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