The walls of the sky don’t believe in geese formations.
The glass doesn’t smell of dragonfly eyes.
Clouds hide in the ponds
and the boundless houses of tiny frogs.
By the end of summer some ants and earthworms
climb the shadows of sleepy angels
up to the very absence of truth.
Ivan Peledov lives in Colorado. His poems have been published in Artifact Nouveau, Illuminations, Sonic Boom, Eunoia Review, and other magazines. He is the author of the book Habits of Totems (Impspired, 2021). He can be found online on Twitter at @habitsoftotems or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ivan.peledov.