Where I live
Moss, ferns, salal
Compete for abundance

N’er for want
Trees grow infinitely tall
Masking forest floors

Day without rain
No songs fill the air
Clouds grow heavy, despair

Tides withdrawn
Oyster beds uncovered
Baking in temporary suns

Mushrooms disappear
Chantrelle delicacies vanish
Mud, dried, shows on my wood floor

Where I live
Day without rain
And disorder abounds

But my soul dries out
And my skin tightens up
Knowing rain comes tomorrow

Day without rain




Suffering Love Laughing At Myself is the first poetry book of Adam Fletcher Sasse and is available at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1492244651/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=thefreechildp-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1492244651&linkId=f44cc486f1762084454de9227854ae90

Published by Adam

For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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