If you sit softly

The rich earth shall speak
soft tears & we who know
earth, between us, we shall
drink both that year & this.

We shall sit here, softly
Beneath two different years
And the rich earth between us
Shall drink our tears.

Audre Lorde, from “If you come softly”

4 comments on “If you sit softly

  1. Munira says:

    ❤️ Beautiful!

  2. mrsorenson says:

    Thank you for contributing conflicted true beauty here now. It is medicine.

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