close up of some weeds in front a tall tree

The Rains Are Still

the rains are still
and the flowers quiet
stepping over

mid-spring holly
and a few eager blooms
willing to risk the sun

without water
my feet crunch
a tiny piece of the earth

planet focused
(old mountain patch)
full of weeds

and dead and
drying
drying trees.

© 2017 Melinda J. Irvine


Environment, Free Verse, Nature, Poetry , , ,

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a professional writer, small business owner, and daily blogger — helping real people like you find their voice and share their burning message with the world (and their employees). In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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