Dancing – Little Elephant Head (Pedicularis attolens)

In the hills above Crested Butte
I hike to the blue sky,
meet a flower
with tiny pink elephant heads,
dark pink trunks.
Enchanted, the elephants
dance together
and tilt their trunks
to the sky.

Beth Cash

Beth Cash is a mental health counselor who lives in a rural area of New York State and enjoys observing the natural world and the people who live in it. Her writing has been published in literary journals Blueline, Many Waters and Mudfish.