The Rabbit

Happy Easter, Happy Spring, Happy Poetry Month! This was my first posted poem two years ago…she is making an appearance again for Easter.


Quiet, soft, unassuming

 Barely a noticeable twitch

Give her long enough

 She will harbor sickness

Take a bite out of your best laid plans

She sits frozen as you approach

Empty eyes of endless inky night

Not even she is aware of when she will bolt

Her space, the stuff of legends and fairy tales

Buried unseen under your feet

Waiting to break an ankle

Or turn your world on its head

–April Resnick


Not So White Rabbit by Grace Slick

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~ by April on April 20, 2014.

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