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 …