on the wolf-edged page
magpies gather
black and white
white and black

a beggar
in homespun
turns toward the sun

a laugh
a bark
a prayer

M.A.H. Hinton grew up in Montana and lives in Minnesota. His publications include poetry in Spitball, Temenos, GFT, West Texas Literary Review, Aji, Into the Void, Blue Heron Review, and Emerald Coast Review. He has also published several Western short stories.