The Hourglass Wears Wings
In shadow 'neath the shining of a soul
a heart trembles
for her lost
trespass and sin
as flight with Mercy’s angel does begin.
October 7, 2020
~ First Place ~
Contest: Double Tetractys 4
Sponsor: Eve Roper
syllables checked: howmanysyllables.com
10, 4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 10
Poet’s note: The hourglass, sometimes with the addition of metaphorical wings, is often depicted as a symbol that human existence is fleeting
Copyright © Susan Ashley | Year Posted 2020
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