Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

poem by sam reed

Three Views of a Western Juniper

Thrust from a ridge
Like a hand from a wave.

The wind, clumsy hero,
Pulling hard.


Paiutes would light the tip
Of a coiled rope of crushed bark
And carry fire for miles
Like a star on a leash.


The rock must think the roots are lightning.

    - Sam Reed


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