Hormonal Winter

This hay(na)ku chain was written for Poefusion’s “Tuesday Title” this week (Hormonal Winter). Enjoy.

-Nicole

——————————————-
the
season of
birth and possibility

within
her body
has passed on

but
she is
far from dead

only
succumbing to
the stillness of

inner
snow-covered
forests and fields

the
quiet of
sparkling solstice solitude

and
springtime’s rise
within her mind

for
the season
of new birth

has
just moved
northward within her

not
disappeared forever –
wisdom now blooms

Written 8/26/08
© 2008 Nicole Nicholson. All Rights Reserved.

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About ravenswingpoetry

I am a 38 year old writer from Columbus, OH and the creator of Raven's Wing Poetry. I am a poet, seeker, fellow traveler, and autistic.
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4 Responses to Hormonal Winter

  1. Though birth and possibility have moved on I want to assume her new found wisdom will open new horizons. Nice job. Have a nice day.

  2. lissa says:

    makes me think of beginnings of a new winter season, where even new life can rise from the cold, I like the part – succumbing to the stillness of inner snow-covered forests and fields – not settling but letting time carry life to another beginning, at least that’s how I read it

  3. nathan1313 says:

    That the “season” has “just moved northward” is wonderful. This is a strong piece.

  4. I thought of the same, but to do it in this form, is true poetry….and skill beautifully done.

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