A Dent in a Bucket

Hammering a dent out of a bucket
      a woodpecker
               answers from the woods

Gary Snyder, “A Dent in a Bucket” from Danger on Peaks. Copyright © 2004 by Gary Snyder. Reprinted with the permission of Counterpoint Press.
Source: Danger on Peaks (Shoemaker Hoard, 2004)
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