Poetry – A New Layer of Hope

A New Layer of Hope


Layers of hope

Built on sands of time,

Dripping into eternity.


Layers of hope

Buried beneath lies,

Rotting into oblivion.


Layers of hope

Vitrified into rock,

Locked into history.


Layers of hope

Through generations,

Fading into obscurity.


Now there’s a new layer!

Exposed to the air,


Gleaming in the dark.


A beacon,

An opportunity,

A new chance.


Will it just become

Another layer

Among the many

Optimistic strata

Of human endeavour?


Opher – 9.6.2020

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