Two Horses

The pasture’s rolling. The yellow-pink sky stains everything. I have the windows down. The air’s filled with the scent of fresh alfalfa. Here, city meets country. A chain store, then a barn. In a meadow, two horses, glowing, struck by morning’s light. They turn away, pulling the dark into day.

William Reichard is a writer and editor. He’s published four poetry collections, and the fifth, Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity, will be published by Broadstone Books in 2016. He edited an anthology: American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice, published by New Village Press (2011).