Supposed Best Defense


She lives a life of fantasy Spending her days pretending. The woman that others know Is, in part, a facsimile. Pretense is her best defense Even though its eroding. She tries to shore it up, by pretending even harder. Collapse is pending, she can't deny it Even though she pretends it isn't. To be completely …

Sentinal


It stands tall, apart from its neighbors Stoic, resolute Displaying the scars of time.   Lightening blackened, The┬átrunk still looks strong, A testament to tenacity Yet, Limbs crack off without warning Falling┬áto the ground. Acorns pile up along with last fall's leaves. Most are eaten, some are buried Destined to sprout and grow. Birds congregate …