Hanging Laundry

by Alanna

Bend, lift, snap, pin


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)



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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