Waiting

Torosay pine

old scraggly pine bends
as i do, a retreat from rains
sheltering along wild strands
where rivers find the sea
i stand, at the lee of things
i must, i know, like the land,
await, new turnings of pages

 

© 2014 S. Michaels
Riverstones

 image: Torosay pine, Isle of Mull
© S. Michaels, Scotland 2008

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