Opaque children

Children of the earth –

opaque, grave and dreamless,

sitting heavy, hard and oblivious

to the free fantasy drifting in the air.

Children of the earth,

in the everyday brash,

passing through the wistful mist

never knowing that the whole world has died

for that moment alive.    

Photo by Helen Sear

Photo by Helen Sear



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