Desert camping, California

The reassurance
of arroyo trails
is a thread, imaginary
like the compass roads
traveled by wings
crossing cold nights overhead,
red-and-white strobes
their silent call
to the ground
“did you see me?”


© Jonathan Bohrn (2005)

 

Dawn - Joshua Tree National Park
Dawn - Joshua Tree National Park, © 2005 J. Bohrn


 

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