Courtesy: Poets United


The super power

is no country

but the green, greener, greenest

Pine Tree.

It braves the grievous storm

clinging to its ground of faith,

bent yet knowing its path

to be upright once more.

Once on a velvet night

I saw it

standing straight

with a crown of light.

Posted for Susan’s Midweek Motif ~ Resilience @ Poets United   


19 thoughts on “Resilience

  1. The super powers of this world rarely have moments of true visionary light..all too often it’s more like a theatrical show than a force given the privilege to handle the affairs of humankind.. a powerful poem..

  2. Sumana, this is gorgeous. One of my favourites of your beautiful poems. This tree is the embodiment of resilience – and faith – and I love the image of it with a crown of light. Radiant.

Thank You :)

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