2020 Wilderness Poetry Contest: the cliff, by Tony Reevy

the cliff

by Tony Reevy

where birds plunge

sharp splash

to feed

in the sea

where wet rocks

glisten deep black

like a heart

turning to darkness

where on clear


with half a waxing

bone moon

white light

roils rolls

on ripples

between the waves

More about Tony Reevy:

Tony Reevy lived in Socorro, New Mexico as a child. Tony’s newest poetry publication is a full length book of poetry named after the New Mexico city, Soccoro. He worked in the environmental field for almost two decades and loves hiking.

Tony Reevy; Photo Credit: Caroline Weaver, Indiana University Press

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