four corners

He picked a spot and pitched a tent,
finishing just before twilight.

As the moon was appearing through the trees,
he made plans to spread crumbs
in the morning.

Late at night, in the company
of crickets and forest breeze, he fell asleep
with a smile on his face
imagining a bucketful of love
he was to collect from four corners
of fools’ world.

~~~

© annie scribes 2017
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3 thoughts on “four corners”

      1. Sorry to hear that. Life is full of tragedies we never see coming. I know this all too well. You are welcome.

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