Animal/Anima

all of us     all but us     only

(but not us) the mammals     or only

us: animal in us     or only

the male of us:     brute

no animals     in the Bible

only beasts     as  of the field

not us:     it says    breathed

into     in our image     of the dust

anima breath     to anima

soul     but all animals

breathe the     same     one

long song     the same     air

-Martha Collins

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