‘Misty glades’

Misty glades 
shivered in the cool shadows 
Upon a deserted evening 

While meadows of melancholy 
characterised by woe 
Huddled ‘tween the granite boulders 
gathered into dry stone walls 

Whose hearts as cold 
as a sepulchre 
on a winter’s night
Tendered no solace
to a realm without refuge
In a land devoid of defense 
‘gainst the encroaching rigours
Of an autumnal chill

~ d.a.simpson ~

Image: Chikilino on Pixabay 

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