Magic Has Left the Land

Written by: Russell Sivey

The cycle obliterates on itself Sand returns to mere dust at times The ground turns on empty rivers Calling for nothing that could chime The sections of Earth go harshly A sublime look into what once was Where rivers flowed near the flowers And trees carrying leaves brought pause Now a lifeless landscape litters the scene Trees are all but dead and they follow The lack of vegetation that forms here And life is breathless and is all but shallow Magic has left the land where I am No more joy or happiness exists I just pray that one day magic can return And we can rid of all the tricks and twists
Russell Sivey Entrant into Sandy Ivy D's "Life with no magic" contest 12/8/2012