20171120_034629_Film7Photo by Me


Savoring the crumblings,
dust painting,
rubble wreckage treasure–

Building blocks from
disaster sites,
this is your whole life–
the making

Being the glue,
the binding,
keeping it together–
bending and breaking

A mother sobbing,
breathing aftermath air,
surviving it all–
Earth’s quaking


© Jennifer Patino (2017)


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  1. I read this one yesterday on my phone, but I wasn’t logged in, so I couldn’t comment and tell you how much this resonated with me. Beautiful work my friend x

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