POV Regarding War


Split in Half

by Luis Carlos Montalván | Permalink
November 10, 2009


I happened upon a tree struck by lighting;
the aftermath of a wild and violent thing.
A tree split in half.

How do we come upon such things?

What happened here?

I have seen men and women split in half.
I've split people in half.
I am split in half.

Are two halves really a whole?

There are holes.
Deep and lonely holes,
split in half.

A tree with holes.

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