Cougar Corner



Half undressed trees

Sprinkling silver-colored 

Crispy leaves 

Around their roots

Colorless houses

Sinking buildings 

And blind skies

Sharp and twisted wind 

Invading under my skin

Sun hides 

Sitting on the umbrella of heavy clouds

In this field

I stand still 

Like a blade of grass

Waiting for bloom


Writer Bio:

Maria Jungers is a junior at CSUSM majoring in literature and writing studies. Her poems are inspired by personal growth, healing and being in nature. During her time at CSUSM, she plans to learn more about journalism and screenwriting and strengthen her poetry skills. 

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