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Like silent statues

English: A tree branch completely en-globed in...

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in the wind

we’re trees

in freezing rain.

Our branches wrap

in rigid ice,

we comb our thoughts

with icicles

and cease to move

except to break.

But then it comes,

the thrust of sun

to melt our casings

into tears

freeing us to hunger,

and to thirst, and

to pine –

but joyfully.


©  2004,  2012  Betty Hayes Albright 

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An oldie from the 70’s – (written for my kids way back when….)


source: wikipediaSuds.

Life is like a bar of soap –

sometimes we slip,

sometimes we grope,

a little melting every day

while bubbling in a funny way.


(c) 1973, 2014  Betty Hayes Albright

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