The Junction
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The Junction


Poetry: Bearing the Light

A Poem for Gentle Things

Image Courtesy Ithalu Dominguez

Bearing the Light

White-tendriled weed
in bloom, cotton shrouds
a hundred of your hearts
each one a white world
sweet, unruly, unknowable.
A universe girdled within
your boll heart, your offspring
new galaxies of life
bearing the light.



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Holly Lyn Walrath

Holly Lyn Walrath

I'm a writer, editor, publisher, and poet. I write about writing. Find me online at or on Twitter @HollyLynWalrath!