in a snow glaring field
stands a tree
of years ago when others stood
pass through its rings
of moving life and swaying friends
in the distance
lights cover the valley
a singing wind
on a lone tree in an empty field
a sparrow lands
© G.s.k. ‘14
Alive, adjective: (Of a person, animal, or plant) living, not dead; (of a feeling or quality) continuing in existence; continuing to be supported or in use;(of a person or animal) alert and active; animated; having interest and meaning.
Glaring, adjective: Giving out or reflecting a strong or dazzling light; staring fiercely or fixedly; highly obvious or conspicuous.
Misty, adjective: Full of, covered with, or accompanied by mist; (of a person’s eyes) full of tears so as to blur the vision; indistinct or dim in outline; (of a color) not bright; soft.
* the photograph of the tree was published on the Fairy Tale prompt from Mindlovesmisery’s Menagerie.