Sunday, 29 April 2018


New Growth
The trees are bare now
revealing all
in the winter light.
Or so it seems.
But they can still hide secrets,
unexpected traces
of their secret lives,
and the seeds of more to come.
And every tree is different.
Some are firmly rooted
even when the ice melts
and the ground softens
in the winter sun.
Others have wider horizons
and are making their plans
accordingly.
Getting ready to branch out.
Every tree is different.
Some can act as a womb
for an embryonic form
waiting to develop.
Perhaps a parasite
in search of a new host.
Or a new growth.
Different,
reluctant to form branches
to match it’s parent.
Maybe it never will be a match,
but always an alien
form.
With an unknown future
hidden.
And then,
maybe the new will branch
out
from the belly of another alien
form
and leave it’s roots behind
as it makes tracks in the snow,
searching
searching.
We must wait and see.
Every tree is different.
New Growth by Lynn White The trees are bare now revealing all in the winter light. Or so it seems. But they can still hide secrets, unexpected traces....READ MORE
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