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Mountain Road, South of Palm Desert

Poet: Zebulon Huset

Even though
the wild
bighorn sheep
statues are made of
galvanized metal
in order to slowly
on the hillside,

their ochre
in the fading sunlight
is just the wrong level
of beauty for some
hence the new.
speed limit
near Dead Man’s Bend.

Zebulon Huset is a teacher, writer and photographer. He won the Gulf Stream 2020 Summer Poetry Contest and his writing's appeared in Best New Poets, Meridian, The Southern Review, Fence, Gone Lawn, Texas Review and many others. He publishes the prompt blog Notebooking Daily, and edits the journals Coastal Shelf and Sparked.

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