Sunday, May 14, 2017

Unstoppable (Day 116)

Cicada husks 
obscured the walkway 
an exoskeletal patina 
pecan-dark and crunchy 

Howling she stomped out 
the pointless icons 
unstoppable as 
a howling December flood 

Behind mullioned windows 
the family's lesser matron 
pausing in the middle of her tea 

Hoarding words in a notebook 
is not the same as preparing 
for an inevitable future

(c) 2017, by Hannah Six

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