Labour Pains

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These contractions

Surface skin stretches taut

Life writhes beneath

Earth labours to expel

Sodden Spring

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8 comments on “Labour Pains

  1. Gallivanta says:

    It does seem like labour at the moment, doesn’t it? (I listen to international weather forecasts on BBC! )

  2. Lyle Krahn says:

    Those are beautiful ice patterns.

    • melodylowes says:

      Aren’t they? Potential beauty even in the broken places. Hmmm. Seems to be a recurring theme I see in nature. I wonder if I am to – say, learn anything from it? 🙂

  3. Jennifer says:

    What a great image and poem. Here, our labor is long…and seemingly unproductive. Dear Spring, please spring soon…. 😉

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