Fish Window Number Seven

Fish Window Number Seven

Ever seen a willow in winter?
Scraggly horizontal branches
Dangle thin strips swaying
Against gray sky.

Wind pushes them diagonal:
The uncut tail
Behind a wild horse:
A wild horse charging.

Or a long-hair
Walking quickly,
Attacked head-on
By the same wind.

Copyright, Doug Stuber, 1988. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given, and with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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