Mane and a cross
Sturdiness of backs
Sliver of an Apollo sunrise
Clench, cowboy hat and the tremble.
A simple land: bonfire,
the single comment on girls
and an accordion of different ability.
Stubbornness of fibrous rope
Tether, buckle, limb and waist:
… Equine knowledgeability
Alongside prairie, mesa and rodeo.
Few variables accumulate
a dream, iridescent as landscape
a vibration of palm against some starry temple
Shrine of trust.
Waves of drive, a friend who signs,
who seeing swashbuckle, widely smiles.
Brother and sister, horse and friend
Taming is a bonding so humane–
Utterly unlike the settlements of civilization.
Here, wilderness heaves long after
You ride towards a choice…
as rider arched perpendicular
Even in the hello to moon
You are wiry ember
Your meaning is lit
well through the deafness of
persistent crowd cheers.