You Are a Dark Body – Natalie Scenters-Zapico
of water with a bed of rock barely visible
from your surface. You are the only dark body
of water in a desert littered with bleeding cactus.
At your collarbones you carry a gulch, held up by a thread
The white otter
dove into water
purple with afternoon.
A joy soundless
The Death of Narcissus – Ken Craft
October, and the glen
resounds with want,
wind, yellow rain of birch leaves.