This post is a response to Ermilia Blog’s weekly Picture it & Write! challenge. The blog mistresses provide an image (this week’s is to the right). You write a very short story or poem using the…
Richly green and always moist
It is not life which is persistent
Must be tenacious
“The Jesus Effect,” I say more loudly. “When the sun comes through the clouds in shimmering rays like that.”
Rests in his bed of grasses and rock
In the gum tree’s shadow
A marble that never rolled an inch
Nor was shot from a giant’s thumb
Nor tossed by demonic whim
Sitting here in the sun
Sturdy as the crystalline block
He once was on this very spot
Blends violet and orange
Night falls; stars unveiled
live in the moment.
create moments worth living.
Take my hand
Here, let me…
Lend a hand
Can I help?
But I remind you of this humble digit,
Which put us on our feet,
So our grasp could reach higher,