ARGOS MacCALLUM

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POETRY

Showman

A young coyote
with the dance-step of a deer
sails down the road
like the last act of a hometown parade
eyes laughing in the headlights
under a confetti of stars
before swerving sideways
into the velvet sigh of the summer night

Argos MacCallum is an actor, director, carpenter, theatre manager, and co-founder of Teatro Paraguas, a bilingual theatre company promoting Latinx plays in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  He has lived the past 50 years in his homestead in the shadow of the Cerrillos Hills off the Turquoise Trail outside Santa Fe, where the coyotes party all night long.

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