One Poem by Alun Robert

Written in response to this month’s Special Challenge.

We Cry Together

      Erect by the stream
      watching life pass me by.

Day after day
Wind strafing my torso
Sun caressing my skin
      white as pristine snow.

Near a maiden standing
Close to my trunk
      Alone by the stream
      feeling life pass her by.

Minute after minute
Human mimicking nature
As the sun slips towards the horizon
      we cry together.


Alun Robert is a prolific creator of lyrical verse. Of late, he has achieved success in poetry competitions and featured in international literary magazines, anthologies and on the web. He particularly enjoys ekphrastic challenges. In September 2019, he was Featured Writer of the Federation of Writers Scotland.

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