Heavenly Horses #NaPoWriMo18 #NPM2018

The Chinese had a different name for the Silk Road. They called it the Horse Road, a three-thousand mile route over mountains, desert, steppe to a green basin ringed by mountain range. There, a powerful horse grew on the grasses of the Ferghana Valley. A horse swift and lean, built for endurance, Barrel-chested, short-legged, long-necked…

The Cat Is a Poem #NaPoWriMo18 #NPM2018

The cat was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. Cats are the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits. The cat is life distilled.   Some like cats. Some—thus not all. Not even the majority of all but the…