8/23/2006

The Art of Watching

Sometimes, seeing
thinks clearly, knowing-

across a field she watches
the sleek-feathered crows

each dark shape strutting
divergent, unplanned roads

picking purple-red beetles
from the dug-up snow

as the brown-hooded hawk
circles down.

3 comments:

luc said...

great cadences here

Rachel Phillips said...

thank you luc!

Rachel Phillips said...

thank you luc!