God’s Eyes Were Watching Theirs
they cannot be saved;
black, white, blue, grey
nature should preserve itself
since peace cannot be attained,
since war cannot be arraigned…
He took an axe to the Tree, and
as it fell, every color caught
on a single bough, on an edge
sharper than any wisdom.
Cody Rukasin is an aspiring poet. He currently attends UC Santa Cruz in hopes of earning a BA in Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing.