Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Cottonwood Leaf

Each particle of light
Dances from leaf to leaf
on the cottonwood tree
The line of trees stands
against the stormy blue
of the prairie sky.
They edge the Ninnescah
casting a shimmering, majestic light.
Leaves turn and flash,
flickering
in the after storm breeze.

Marsha Salerno Summer 2008

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