ELEFANT

Elegant Proboscid,
strong and good,
deeply alive –
Thou alone
can sing thy Song.

Quicksilver Octopoid,
shape shifter,
oceanic –
Go Ye,
flow out

Clever Corvid,
Mind on wing –
perceive
Thee
moment

A steady burn
consumes the old
and feeds the new –
Death
watches
You