Arnica nods heavy-headed on the bruised slope. Peaks recede in all directions, in heat-haze, Evening in my recollection. The shield at my throat ornamental and worse. We descended the gully thrummed into confusion With the last snowmelt a tricklet into mud, ulterior – One wolfbane bloom, iodine-hued, rising on its stalk Into the luster of … Continue reading hyperboreal