Grinning Ghost

︎︎︎ Aaron Lelito

︎ July 12, 2021

Among the marl,
the settled attention of an old arborist

who sees
an ordinary inch

as if
it was wrought with a dense mile.

The earliest
ringlets yet to be willowed.

The gleaming vantage at
the approach of incandescence.

Aaron Lelito is a visual artist and writer from Buffalo, NY. In his photographic work, he is primarily drawn to the patterns and imagery of nature; his images have been published in LandLocked Magazine, EcoTheo Review, About Place Journal, 45th Parallel, and Alluvian. He is editor-in-chief of the art & literature website Wild Roof Journal.