Thursday, January 10, 2013

Our Fences

You get a feeling
that you are in this
on your own.
All around are
the little places
that we put aside
to call our own.
They have borders
and fences, even
trees, blocking
the others from entering
those little worlds
we make for ourselves
and our families.
Though nature will
not recognize
our divisions.
There a tree
marks the corners
of three places,
but is owned by none of them..
It is these
divisions that bind us
together as we try
to be be apart
looking for a safe place
in this world.


merc said...

Loving this evocative mood.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Very nice, A.K.

Hamish Mack said...

Thanks chaps. It's been a while since I wrote anything but New Year and all that.

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