Let me be


A poem a day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Let me be

Let me be
a dry tree

clothed in the driest brown of leaves
when I leave

firewood for several flames to leap
my essence a scented breeze
taking nothing of earth with me

so that new life can sprout
unburdened
by tall tales
of me

©Reena Prasad

 

Let me be

 

 

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