BY RACHELLE WOODS; ILLUSTRATION BY LIZ BRENT
leaves are my colors
rain sweetened dirt my longing
my bones know gravity ash
languages my mouth has forgotten
I might say mourning dove
say owl drowning in thick air
touch two trees bow my head
Rachelle Woods practices poetry and contact improvisation in Santa Fe, NM. This poem was written after Judyth Hill and Leonard Cohen.
Liz Brent is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer, educator and producer in Oakland, CA. More of her work can be seen at www.lizb.work.