AFRICA Broad, baked wind plains, immense grass sprawl. Umbrella Thornes spreading shade, branches wide. Speed slaked cheetahs lick their spots beneath the tree, spying on gazelles grazing fearlessly in open light. Lazy sleep heat shimmers far like cooling waves before the leopard’s padded paws return, bringing night. EUROPE Rain drums on car roofs, wetting night. […]Read more "International Sestina"