The Poetry Bar

Dark Rock

dark rock
towers skyward
the shadow stretches west
creeps swiftly, hastening night’s shade –
now but with a threat of fire
erupting, exploding
shattering earth;
black death

butterfly cinquain © Freya Pickard 2021

I’m Freya Pickard and my aim in life is to enchant, entertain and engage with readers through my writing. I’m the author of the The Kaerling, an epic fantasy series and I blog at I can also be found at


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