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Two black-and-white dogs
Dash across the beach
Legs pumping
Flicking mud into the sun

The sun
Turning the lake
Those same brilliant colors
As the glowing red rocks around it

Fiery fluid
Creeps up on the shore
Where two dogs lie
In slumber

Noses in the blood red sand

Blood Red Jeremy Trujillo
Jeremy Trujillo, 12
Montrose, Colorado