Oasis

Poetry by Spencer Kranz

A pack of parched dunes
prowl along the border
Silent and deadly
In a never ending siege
Circling their prey

Leafy soldiers stand guard
Shaking with fear
Sipping from their vital spring
Contemplating their odds
Against such relentless beasts

About Spencer Kranz 235 Articles

Spencer Kranz is from New York. He lives with his parents, a younger brother, and a dog. He loves to play soccer with his friends in the spring and fall. In the summer, he especially loves to visit his cottage on the St. Lawrence River where he spends most of his time fishing and tubing with his friends.  In the winter, he and his family enjoy skiing and snowboarding together. He also has a lot of fun in his school’s drama club and Science Olympiad club. Though he can’t wait for summer to return so he can go back to his favorite place, his cottage.