dark cold earth mound

by Elouise

Weeping beech in winter

cold dark earth mound

blankets newly dug grave

beech branches weep

* * *

silence

interrupted

by feet passing

on my way home

rest in peace

* * *

© Elouise Renich Fraser, 15 January 2015
Photo credit:  Oxford University Parks – Gallery
http://www.parks.ox.ac.uk/gallery/