Demise Of Dreams – Terrence Sky

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massive oak
ancient
sprang forth
from the grounded ark

crowning this mountain
guarding domain
dreams – elusive darings
rooted into the soil
aspirations clung to

steaming summer
eve lead to night
rain – wind
deluge
lightning strike
thunderous crash
uprooted – shattered
the diseased elm
appears more regal

About the contributor: Terrence Sykes was born and raised in the rural coal mining area of Virginia. This isolation brings the theme of remembrance to his creations, whether real or imagined. His poetry – photography – flash fiction has been published in Bangladesh, Canada, Ireland ,India, Mauritius,Scotland, Spain and the USA.

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