No tree
braces up the sky.

The flowers
cannot keep these fields.

No ocean
flows to quench the earth.

The mountains
never hold time still.

The moon
needs no mythology.

The stars
were never ours to name.

Each thing
and us


when life and love
escape deceit.

Enough © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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49 words (50 the prompt limit).  Enough to Be brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2767084-50-words---real
Submitted: December 5, 2020

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