Tiny tip of pine

lying on the ground,

green needles fanning out

from gently curving stem,

what calamity brought you here

for me to see and hold –

  so tiny and so broken,

you who were once part of

a green and greater whole.




This entry was posted in poetry.

2 comments on “Severance

  1. Perfect description of mindfulness, Joan.

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  2. Bill says:

    So rich Joan…so rich in so few words. Masterful!

    Liked by 2 people

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