Horse in Winter

Horse in Winter

Uffington, 1964

chalk supple
stretch in mid-stride
holds my stare
to the downs

sharp silhouetted
clean profiled
the eye a stop
to my eye

yesterday
snow fall
from nowhere
covers the grass

i
look to the scarp
to see
the horse as nothing

© Martin Porter 2012

Hare in a Glacial Sequence” was first published in San Pedro River Review, Fall 2013. It is the fourth piece in a five poem “grouping”.

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