Saturday, April 9, 2016

Beauty In Gray Sky Concrete


Tiny sunset blossoms
lace themselves to stems
bringing beauty to gray sky concrete.

In an urban forest of steel,
glass, and inhospitable
they are bright exclamations
nature hasn’t surrendered
to the pounding anonymity
of blind spots.

©Susie Clevenger 2016

Day 9 NaPoWriMo 2016

11 comments:

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Beautiful! Thank the Goddess for nature's beauty!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Love nature's stance against our concrete. The last two lines are powerful.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

A most stupendous write :D love those closing lines..!!

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

It's always such a joy to see plants breaking through like this!

Outlawyer said...

Ah lovely--I spend a lot of time in cities and now how valuable these things are. thanks, Susie--k.

Sumana Roy said...

It's a lovely tribute to Nature's wondrous beauty and power....

brudberg said...

I love how nature conquer concrete.. Such force in the growth .

Rommy said...

Those bits of floral oasis in the cities make my heart smile too.

Ellecee said...

I am always amazed at the places nature's growth breaks through, and our own, Thanks, Susie

Hannah said...

Love this, "they are bright exclamations" thank you, Susie for bring this bright little gem!!

Bekkie Sanchez said...

Thank nature for those bright exclamations poking through the grey! Lovely write!