We, in a Devastated Land


Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice, or We, in a Devastated Land

Although festive,
our fire is still consuming.
Although cold,
the ice on the winter ground will melt.
What will be left of us,
in this devastated land
where emptiness wears us down?

(c) Mariya K, 2017

This was written after the prompt at Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, for December 16, 2017

3 replies on “We, in a Devastated Land”

  1. Kerry O'Connor says:

    The final question creates the perspective.

  2. This poems is powerful. What will be left of us indeed?

  3. Alas, convincing in its bleakness.

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