'Woodpecker's red head,' 'roseate sunset,' and 'curled eternal'

Woodpecker's red head
inquiries of poplar tree, what
be this sad struggle.



roseate sunset
last lone call of cranes and crows
ebbing of the wind.



curled eternal
no more rattlesnake, Possum
Vulture stands watching



Su Zi

Su Zi is a 2023 Zoeglossia Fellow. She has been writing life-long, with publications in poetry, fiction, essay and interview/essay form, both in literary periodicals and special interest publications for equestrian life. She's a maker of art in a variety of forms, including painting, printmaking, artistbooks, and pottery, and publisher of an artist-made, eco-feminist, chapbook series called Red Mare. Her latest book is from Hysterical Books.


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:26