A wanton girl
Used you so –
Deep scratches, gouges,
On your face;
Dark streaks where tears flowed
And will again –
Yet you wait,
Oblivious to pines’ lingering scent,
Brow uplifted in moonlight,
For the glacier’s return.
Robert Walton is an experienced writer with several dozen poems published. His novel Dawn Drums was awarded first place in the 2014 Arizona Authors Association’s literary contest and also won the 2014 Tony Hillerman Best Fiction Award. He is a retired teacher and a life-long rock climber.
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