Treeline

Tentative as a tree line
beneath the looming
thunderstorm.
Swaying this way
and that;
leaning, threatening
to uproot.
Waiting to be struck
by a higher power;
something random
to tear down
this tentative teetering.
The storm clouds dismiss
and I stay standing,
not having moved an inch.

written on 04/09/2015 by: Matt Kane