The Tree, and the Island #fivewords

Weekly Writing Challenge #148



There you stand,

the only one of your kind left,

Feet wet, maybe,

but your crown dried out – as if your part

was to play,

the dead tree on the island;

a sad note on the emerald lake.

Photo: tree trunk on Liepnitzersee Insel, ©2018 Honoré Dupuis

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