Image: Linda Tanner: Young and Foolish: An immature Red-Tailed Hawk | (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

O foolish one

O foolish one
of a so-great mind,
cease the thought
of the so-great kind
that this is true,
that that
dwells more in you
than at
the instinctive seat
of the bird of prey
and its meat,
or even the sway
of a cog’s force
in a cycled wheel —

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