motivation, poetry

On Love and Life

X is for Xeriscape*

 

Succulents and needles,

Sand and stone,

In this arid land

I’m not alone

 

Quail eggs, scorpion and snake on the floor

Wren, dove, and hummingbird above

All of us move unruffled and unrushed

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

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*Part of my alphabiography series

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