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The Sentry

A song of the ages

Silver Falls, Oregon. Photo ©Erika Burkhalter.

Alone, I stand,
the guardian to a forgotten world,
a land of yesteryear,
when others, like me,
stood as sentries
to the woods.

Here, if you stand just here,
beside me,
catching the glow,
and you squint, just so,
can you see it?

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Erika Burkhalter

Erika Burkhalter

Photographer, yogi, cat-mom, lover of travel and nature, spreading amazement for Mother Earth, one photo, poem or story at a time. (MA Yoga, MS Neuropsychology)