by Elizabeth C. Haynes
While they die, the wind blows.
The birds sing
The trees sway
The rivers flow
The creatures sigh
The sky is bluer, the stars are brighter.
The waters clear, the air more kind.
While they die, more humans sit
in shielded bleachers,
And looking on, they
what it truly means
My first book, Halfway There: Lessons at Midlife, will be published in summer 2020. To be notified when it is available for purchase, sign up for my mailing list. To read more of my poetry, visit my Poetry page.
The Big Pause