(Chirstmas Day, 1917)THE FIVE OCLOCK prairie sunset is a strong man going to sleep after a long day in a
The red dust of a rusty crimson is fixed with two fingers of lavender. A hook of smoke, a womans nose in charcoal and
The timberline turns in a cover of purple. A grain elevator humps a shoulder. One steel star whisks out a pointed fire.
Moonlight comes on the stubble.
Jesus in an Illinois barn early this morning, the baby Jesus