Leaning tops

The ancient eavesdropper

Leaning tops A canopy
game of tag —
tree crowds
huddled around
a marbled ring —
their leaning tops*
shooting the breeze.

*”Leaning Tops” is actually a term in the game of marbles. When called, a shooter leans in on his/her off hand for leverage over an indentation on any type of surface or obstacle (cited from Wikipedia).

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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