Cracked

Crows waited and circled
The man stood his ground
Choking clouds parted
The world whirled round.

He contemplated the staircase
He prayed. Sunlight fell
In his dismay, hope delayed
Providing an escape from hell

Jamie Morris
March 31, 2015

I wrote this poem as a response to a writing prompt. A picture was posted in my writing group with a request for us to write stories or poems about it. Here’s the picture we were given:

Cracked stairway

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