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Interaction, storm and pine

byMaria2394©

For months there was shade
then lightning struck the pine
outside our bedroom window.

Since the storm
it has existed, exposing
scars branded onto its body.

Yesterday the tree was felled
by men with chainsaws and heavy boots.
The sparkleberry also fell; victim

to logistics in the felling of the pine
and the shade was sucked screaming
into the steamy ground.









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by Tsotha06/04/14

For me it all hinges on the last two lines, and what powerful image you conjure there. A shade sucked screaming? It's the last thing to go, long after the pieces of plant-body are taken away: the memorymore...

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