Leaving the High Country

I saw satin knife blades
leaving and returning to their sheathes,

sweeping the skin
from the carcass.

A herd of elk leaving the high country
Swam through a sea of blue stars.

2 responses to “Leaving the High Country

  1. satin knife blades is such an interesting phrase. The mix between soft and sharp says it all.
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