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Written by J. Andrew Lockhart
He lives in Van Buren, Arkansas, USA
His blog: Past Tense

Sending an Army

sending an army
of cold black clouds, demanding
my attention-
You remind me again
the frailty of man

Originally published on writer's personal blog.
Posted with consent of the writer.

4 Comments:

  1. WHY said...
    Yes, in the war between nature and man, nature always wins!!
    Anonymous said...
    this poem's message is so true. we are all frail. it's something i try to remember when planning my days, and years. helps to keep me in perspective.

    carol
    J. Andrew Lockhart said...
    thank you so much for posting my tanka. I am honored. :)
    Every Photo Tells A Story said...
    My pleasure, J. Andrew:)

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