one of my spirit animals

Calendar Keepers

rattlesnakes
renew
themselves
each year

by shedding
their skins
by adding
a new ring

they trace
the shining
path of our
rainy seasons

– by Francisco X. Alarcon from Snake Poems (1992)

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Jo says:

    I like that 🙂

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