lying awake

a wait?


a weight?


hyphenated and full

of possibilities.

the period of wait:

pregnant –

a time for pause

that can turn life

on its head

dirt and grass

dirt and grass

and bring forth new

lies and life.

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6 Responses to lying awake

  1. New lies and life…unfortunately that is so. Love the creativity in this from the beginning.

    • rashmenon says:

      Glad you like it, Susie. Thank you 🙂 Sad how new life may not always be welcome and may even be dreaded, isn’t it? Nature giving convention the slip as an unwed mother-may-be waits it out, plans her lies just in case…

  2. Mary says:

    But there is always promise in new life, however it came about! That is what I believe anyway.

  3. De Jackson says:

    Ohhhhh. You KNOW I love this. All that gorgeous wordplay in there. Fantastic.

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