Bruce Morton splits his time between Arizona and Montana. He was formerly Dean of Libraries at Montana State University.
Gnarl and whorl Bend sway swirl Knot and bark Frames the sky In a way We cannot Imagine Leave it stay To plant seed
Saplings grow Annual rings Become trees Under which We may sit Taking shade Listening As songbirds Above shit
Trees slumber On the bed Of a truck On their way To the mill To be flossed Whirs a smile A blade that Spits sawdust