Hope is a wounded seagull
perched on a blue cliff
in mid storm.
It is the beautiful girl giving you a smile
and words that smell like midnight lilies.
Hope is the nadir
of this imperfect world.
© Iulia Halatz
Co-author of Anthology Volume I: Writings from the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective, available on Amazon and Kindle.
My latest poem at Poetry’s Home, a Medium publication.
Art by Christian Schloe. Source: Facebook