Small Things

A poem

Caroline Mellor
The Howling Owl
Published in
1 min readFeb 15
Photo by Aperture Vintage on Unsplash

What if there is no new you
No #vanlife mountain vista
No trail of dust, no grand rebirth

What if your life
is more a slow, uncoiling thing
than a series of bangs,
a bowl to fill and fill
rather than a bucket list?



Caroline Mellor
The Howling Owl

Mother, writer and tea drinker living in the Sussex Weald. Poetry, prose and personal essays. www.carolinemellorwriter.com