Out back, where the river bends,
a bluebird sings its frozen songs
arias that hang upon the frosted air–
fingerprints punctuating crisp silence.
Matthew Schultz is the author of Parallax, a mixed-media chapbook available from 2River.org. He has chapbooks forthcoming from Beir Bua Press and ELJ Editions in 2022 as well as a prose poem collection also forthcoming from ELJ Editions in May 2022.