Mustang

Descendant of Cortez’s sixteen,

half of the centaur, the god

that quaked the Aztec

 

to golden fissures.

By legend, the colt born

in crossing—neither Spanish

 

nor American—the white steed

of the prairies, disembarked

into iconic wild.

 

 

copyright 2014 by Clarence Wolfshohl, with all rights reserved

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