Summer Slowing

The rise and fall of cicadas’ screaming

August breathing

A slower cadence than my own

Reminding me to sit, to sink

Trust the process as it unfolds

Its own schedule knowing

My shoulders can bear the work when it is time.

(for Papa)

~ by April on August 3, 2012.

6 Responses to “Summer Slowing”

  1. That’s lovely. 🙂

  2. Beautiful. I just wrote a little freewrite that this reminds me a lot of. Wonderful work!

  3. Thank you. I like that

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