Poetic License – Albany

Poetic License – Albany

The Lie

Lisa Schweigert - The Lie
Lisa Schweigert - The Lie

The Lie

by Susan Carroll Jewell

At first glance
it’s a simple hummingbird
approaching blue roses
softly at sunset.
Step closer
and the small bird
becomes a mountain peak,
the bouquet of blues
a turbulent sea,
the sky yellow with fire.