Perennial #Poetry #Journey #vss365

Photo by Todd Trapani on Unsplash

when the earth is feet deep in snow
it seems like there’s nothing in the ground
but as the turf thaws
the insulating ice
drains down deep into the soil
giving way to
the perennial bursts of life
persistent through another long winter

© 2022 Jason A. Muckley

Photo by Yoksel Zok on Unsplash


  1. Sometimes that’s a true reflection of our lives. The ‘winter seasons’ – when it feels like nothing is happening. However, if we navigate the ‘wait’ in trust we see something beautiful when that season shifts.

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