Hanging Laundry

by Alanna

Bend, lift, snap, pin

repeat

the basket empties

the lines fill

the mind stills

banners of clothing

undulate with the breath

of a June morning

Image by the author

for the backstory of this poem go to byalannaPass.com

Alanna also blogs at One Sweet Earth (sustainability in small steps)

                                   

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11 Comments to “Hanging Laundry”

  1. Love it! I remember this very well when my mother would hang out the cloths on the line every Monday on washday!

  2. Beautifully penned, Supported by a great image.Memories of childhood. I have re-blogged.

  3. Awesome imagery with profound meaning intertwined. Great poem!! Thank you.

  4. An effective poem. Love your accompanying sketch.

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