4.07.2017

Woodpecker's Song

Scratch of birch bark
under clear-crackling talon,
hollow call buried in forest,
skipped stone across fields
lying fallow for killing

Kaoro Kawano, Tree Girl with Woodpeckers (1960)

NaPoWriMo Day 7! For Kerry’s prompt in the Imaginary Garden: LET’S PAINT A PICTURE