Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Meeting of the Quaking Aspens

GiaB prompt #23: trees

Photo by Donald Giannatti on Unsplash

there comes a hush in our roots
a startling silence in our clone
a deciduous decision
to listen for what lingers
in our grove

when the ceasing wind
and the slightest breeze
stand a broken clock
an ebbed tide
the soundless space
between a lit match…



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Samantha Lazar

Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.