Evening Comes by Sarah Rehfeldt

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March 27, 2016 by northerncardinalreview

A mountain draws in deeper
root, tangle, trunk, cloud –
the whole of branches threaded through it.

This hour –
the last spokes of sunlight down through cedar,
sky unpainting everything in shadow,
forest filling up with darkness –

Come, distance,
so wordless.
Come, winter.
Come, burden.

Sarah Rehfeldt lives with her family in western Washington where she is a writer, artist, and photographer.  Her poems have appeared in Appalachia; Weber – The Contemporary West; Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction; and Kaleidoscope.  Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart prize in poetry.  Sarah is the author of Somewhere South of Pegasus, a collection of image poems.  It can be purchased through her photography web pages at http://www.pbase.com/candanceski


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