Trail Ride

The late afternoon rain has stopped,
but its scent still hovers
Above pine needles, leaves and dirt.
The floor of the trail curves around the hill
lazy and aimless. The sorrel’s tail swishes
with the movement of his rump,
as hind hooves push off the ground.
My hips match his- we walk as one.

Despite clouds and breeze,

deer flies circle and follow.
It is like this, when rain

moves off late afternoon, into early evening

and the sun is too low in the sky.
Neither day nor night,
we ride in-between.



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2 Comments on “Trail Ride”

  1. That was really lovely. Thank you.

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