Thursday, February 1, 2018

Like Predators (Day 379)


pollen-flame bursts 
into flight over 
mountains cumbersome 
with lichen-stubbled boulders 
mounded 
like predators
around glacier-trowled 
gardens 
the curling wind’s 
exuberant weight soothes 
the bellowing paradise even as it 
submits to 
the soft wine wash of night

(c) 2018, by Hannah Six