Doolittle Page 2
When her train departs, who will
know the hunter from the heart?
She looks right past me, standing up:
Just so, she says while her hands take
on the contours of her gloves.

Deborah H. Doolittle has published work in Barbaric Yawp, Free Fall, Measure, Yemassee, The Lyric, and elsewhere. She lives in North Carolina.