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The Lookout Tower
by Katy L Walsvik

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framed by trees,
their leaves still green
and every kind of flower,
erect, of stone,
stands the tower.

we climb it,
uninvited, but for stairs,
no eyes,
as we would know them,
yet it glares.

no change of season
marks its stern facade.
it stands, as if its own
divining rod.

it chooses not
who climbs atop to see,
yet provides those
who do

from round, imbedded base
to lofty top,
repelling snow
and blistering sun
the same.
no features like a human
has it got.
it stands with seeming pride
without a name.


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Reviewed by Roger Ochs
And there the Celts did stand watch against the fearsome Norse.
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart
Ah, my sweet little Katydid. Top o' the mornin' to ye. What a fine view of an auld Irish tower ye have for us here. Makes me wish I was there over yonder with ye.
Reviewed by Larry Skahill
beautiful job of personifying the tower
bet it is not in the US
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader)
Love the imagery here...
Can see it all...
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan
Wow..I feel like I've just been there...
Reviewed by Jack Roberts
Very nice Katy, I like this!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
majestic view
in your verse.
I love this one!

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