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Mythic Rockscapes
The Bull
The struggle is over.
He lies down and sleeps
the long, peaceful sleep
of the dead. Sky mingles
with bone, clouds cover
his eyes, softening
the last blow,
the crowd's roar.
In the spirit world,
coyote takes over
and surveys the landscape—
strangely solemn,
no trickster in sight.
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