Last Light

Here’s a poem I wrote while taking a walk around town one night, as well as this photo which I’ve dubbed “Bunny Over Beirut”.

The amber-red hare flees
desperately from its grey,
amorphous assailants-
neglected by the minuscule, insignificant
creatures below.

Smoke-like hands extend and encircle
the helpless beast, suffocating
and smothering it, until it becomes one with the grey.

A gentle autumn breeze reassuringly
caresses the trees  and splashes
harmlessly against distant towers
as it always does, hunt or no hunt,
and night falls once again over the city.


About optimistthepessimist

Always in transit.
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