Gorge means throat and the rovers falter
if it is a path, wonder where it leads — horseshoe
Down here winding, neither of them knows
clear sky turned thick-clouded, low over long-
wind. Silence, or as close as they’ve ever been.
wind-warped cedar, rock and stone
sheds as she goes, grows gaunt
a single willow where water once ran
hunkers down, heels
shade, trace of damp air
walks on for the sake of it
twist in the trail, rise
Katrinka Moore is the author of Numa, Thief, and This is Not a Story. Her next book, Wayfarers, will be published by Pelekinesis in 2018.
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