Betrayer

“Charyou Tree!”
they shouted,
mouths bearing wrath,
sordid greed for blood,
a reaping, a girl,
her father already taken, betrayed by one who should protect her, 
if she had love, love like a mother,
but she threw first ash, ashes to burn her.

Emily©
Art: Jesse Giffin

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