We hide you from the sun beaming down,
burning the soil where it touches.
It offers light, but that light hurts your eyes.
Sometimes you prefer the darkness of the forest.
The sun gives warmth, but you like to shiver.
The Peregrine Review: Vol. 35, Article 43.
Available at: https://mosaic.messiah.edu/peregrinereview/vol35/iss1/43