One place understood helps us understand all places better.

Eudora Welty

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Would I?

If I had to bud
David Lombardo [Public Domain]
against a grey sky
would I?

If I had to shed
snowflakes in May
could I?

Would I stand
against a freezing rain
bearing my limbs heavy
to the ground?

And at the first thaw
would I spring tall
life over all
confirmed again?

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