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Sharon Suzuki-Martinez

Snake in Phoenix

If I had to describe
the movement of the snake
crossing a road
in Phoenix
this summer morning,
……………I would not say
……………………..it slithered,
…………..but rather,
………………………………..she shimmered
……………………flowing before traffic
………………………………………………..like a deathless river
in a dust city.

Sharon Suzuki-Martinez is the author of The Way of All Flux (New Rivers Press, 2012), and photographs and writes about strange animals at sharonsuzukimartinez.tumblr.com/