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by Magriet Cruywagen about a year ago in nature poetry
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31 May 2021

green, the colour of grace by Margaretha Magdalena Cruywagen, 2021.

A slice of light

summer, or something like it,

is waiting out there

beyond this cool, dark world.

The day marches on

whether I join it or not

its photons fail to pierce

the glass eyes I hide behind.

Am I awake

or is this a fever dream?

Surely I would join

this fresh awakening.

Instead I lie here waiting

for something I can't see.

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This sonnet is an adapted take on the Shakespearean or English sonnet but it departs from the classic rhyme scheme and iambic pentameter. It is a reflection on shifts in the seasons that sometimes leave me a bit disoriented.

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