the earth bearing scars of careless surgery lies naked in the wind bleeding leaves which spurt from its wooden arteries. its liquid veins begin to clot writhing, it vomits the last warmth of life into the sky. chills and fevers heighten the agony and in the end a sterile sheet of snow is placed as shroud upon a weary, gnarled face..
Sketch: Vol. 37
, Article 15.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/sketch/vol37/iss3/15