Hunt

Elliot Greiner

On his branch
the lizard becomes
the extent of the cat's desire. Still, jewel-eyed,
his wisdom the color of his touch.

Who knows what he 
doesn't—
this humming stupor of life—
a prospect too old
to change, or look on.


About the Author

Elliot Greiner is a writer based in Washington D.C. His work has appeared in FrogpondAcornThe Heron's NestIndigo Rising MagazineLowestoft Chronicle, and Red Moon Press.