Flaming Tree

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Image credit: Marcin Perkowski/Shutterstock.com

At end of times
The people come
To see the flaming tree
On porches dark
Awash with blood
They fall upon their knees
And little hopes
Are cut adrift
By slow and harsh degrees

The flaming tree
Will burn the ground
And shine eternally
Our spirits lost
Like flotsam cut
Adrift on endless seas
Yet crueller still
The mewing cries
Of those still so in need
Before the flames
We offer up
Our hearts so they may bleed

At end of times
The people come
To see the flaming tree
One soul is saved
But little one
It isn’t you or me

(c) Helen M Valentina 2016

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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3 Responses to Flaming Tree

  1. Wonderful, Helen I did hope I would be saved but at least I’ll be with my friends.

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