ESTIVANT PINES NATURE SANCTUARY

Expose’

Gone is the comfort of green,

urged ablaze in crimson, gold.

Gone is the the canopy shade

now shriveling on the ground below.

Brawn is the the burgeoning trunk,

laid bare the tell tale burl.

To disclose traces

of pest and community,

plight and promise,

drought and bounty,

a century divulged.

   —Deb Johnston

Published by dh-johnston.com

I am a former educator, writing in central Wisconsin. When not writing or encouraging students to write, I enjoy lighthouses on the Great Lakes, family campouts, and walking our dog. I am a member of SCBWI. I have a masters degree in education and have been published in The Mailbox MagazineThe Education Center®, The Mailbox®,The Idea Magazine for Teachers®.

One thought on “ESTIVANT PINES NATURE SANCTUARY

  1. I love the line “pest and community, plight and promise, drought and bounty.” Such a metaphor for life. Thank you for sharing your words.

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