Sunday, June 4, 2017

The land laid waste

After Isaiah 6

The land laid waste
the trees cut down
and left as stumps, charred
things pockmarking
the land, the stumps
remain as the seed
is planted and nurtured,
the seed sprouting
to give life, the stumps
remaining as stones
or remembrance.

Photograph by Ken Kistler via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

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