Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Redwoods at Dawn


Shafts of night rise
from earth, climb past my front door,
shade my window, vault

past the high arch, lift
the sky with narrow rings of
never-ending green

as golden morning
crowns with light; excited birds
sing out graven night.

Submitted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Edited: Monday, January 13, 2014
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