Rockwood

Rockwood

Winter marshmallows top lazy
Green Animas waters in the
Short daylight of a steep canyon.

An adventurous snowball
Hurls itself
From the forty-story cliff,
Spinning, twisting, sparkling, bounding
In freefall until
It splashes into the icy green.

Another victorious marshmallow.

— Stace Johnson, 1987

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