Creatures Beyond

 

Beyond the dramas of the town,

Outside the battleground of now,

The creatures, barely human, form

And question our complacent ways,

 

By simply being with the hum,

And spinning through the forest lanes.

By breaking and remaking whole,

By calling all the creatures home.

 

They nest their fictions in the earth,

Lay naked all their tales and truths.

They slip – revolting – from our grasp.

They drip – as fungus – from our pasts.

 

And bloated, we build roads and walls

And so much noise we drown their moans.

 

 

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2 Comments to “Creatures Beyond”

  1. I came to your blog in search of beauty. I needed to distract myself from a niggling concern and found this poignant, beautiful poem, addressing an issue much more important than mine. Thank you very much.

  2. Another stunning piece. I love your words.

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