Y: Yarling #AtoZChallenge

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Yarling: wailing, howling

There’s a litchi tree 

somewhere

And it is mine

That is where I turn to

To hide among the branches

That sweep

To the ground.

I buried your ashes there

Beneath

That litchi tree 

That they cut down

They would not listen, ” that tree” 

They said 

“Has to be gone”.

Under that litchi tree

Where my yarling voice 

Is still heard

On nights like this

Where your gentle words

Travel across time

To soothe and heal.

There is a litchi tree somewhere

And it belongs to me. 

4 Comments Add yours

  1. ipsyb says:

    Thank you. On my way….

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  2. Nick Wilford says:

    Beautiful and sad. That tree is still with the narrator, just like the loved one that was lost.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Very moving. Well done. Find me here. LINK

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