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Thursday, 10 March 2011

Seasons Change (for the free people of Libya)





















Seasons Change

Slowly, Slowly, for the free people of Libya

Slowly,

Slowly, one by one

the leaves turn

and red returns

where green once held.

Slowly,Acting alone

yet part of the collective

branches call the uprising

until all are one

and the revolt is complete.

But always

it takes one.


© Mark William Jackson

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Mark William Jackson is a Sydney artist whose work has appeared in various journals including Popshot, Going Down Swinging, The Diamond & the Thief and SpeedPoets. markwmjackson.com

1 comment:

Stafford Ray said...

The season may change, but one wonders if anything else will. They spill out after Friday prayers into the streets demanding change, but to whom do they listen and who will they annoint?