Night paces with feathers and pearls,
glittering dark with comet eyes
and hoofs flashing high steps.
Raven rider’s train lifts
from night’s churning rump,
melds with bannered tail,
galaxy of diaphanous maelstroms,
her face the moon
above the horse’s midnight.
E q u u s E s s e n c e
copyright 2014 by Clarence Wolfshohl, with all rights reserved