deceased she-oak

Drooping She-oak

drooping
limbs flailing
she-died — not quickly

deceased she-oak
I felt a sadness in me when I encountered the remains of this magnificent she-oak embedded in the sand with her limbs flailing to the incoming tide. Her roots and foundations rudely stuck up out the ground, I didn’t photo her bottom.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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