The Return

a poem

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
The Honest Perspective
2 min readMar 29, 2022

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Image by Ian Chen on Unsplash

Spring is natures return
her long and arduous climb
up from the depths
the tendrils of shadow
the stains of ash
the scent of death
clinging to her body
She pulls herself up

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ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
The Honest Perspective

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.