August Day

august day

cicada song
swimming through
thick morning air.

leaves hanging
motionless against
palest blue sky.

stillness calls.
resistance is futile.
I’ve been assimilated

by this August day.

Tracie Nichols writes poetry and facilitates group writing experiences from under the wide reach of two old Sycamore trees in southeastern Pennsylvania. She is the co-founder of the Embodied Writers writing group and a Transformative Language Artist helping women write themselves home. You can find Tracie on her website.

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