Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Magpie Tales 44


On the plump white hillside
there was evidence—

scarlet plagued splotches
and the lines of blades

slicing deep— parallel
and linear to a distant apex.

Red molded into the lines
like a train had severed a leg

and paraded the results
proudly through the countryside.

2010© Michael A. Wells

Magpie Tales 44
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