April #AtoZChallenge and #PoetryMonth
1. To celebrate my appreciation of life
2. To experience the process of writing linked poetry, a form of Japanese renshi
3. To give thanks for and better appreciate a life well-lived.
The flowers are a colorful bonus for the #AtoZChallenge
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into steaming water.
So relaxed you cannot move.
turn the air white
with swirling feathers.
Ever moving, while you remain still.
of sprouting roots,
you ask forgiveness.
And vow to stop the madness.*
*Within this context, the madness represents society’s expectation that one must always be actively productive (or could it be your expectation of yourself?)