Pin It

Poetry: Body and Land 

back highway unpaved
pitch-black
mountain back


through the chasm down
creek bed
a slant 70º

falling rock
black-brown hair
straight down her back
pretty is as pretty does


lover horror


we ventured to the cave the moon shone the cave paintings glistened lightning brilliance

then


precipitation begins
back down
washboard drive

dust rises

Speaking of...

  • Body and Land, a poem by Alifair Skebe

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents The Entertainer

Tue., Dec. 6, 7:15 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 7, 7:15 p.m. — Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures...

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

Hudson Valley Tweets