Her world became smaller
when the sky fell down on her
It stood still for a moment
but she straightened her back

She made sure her younglings
saw the light of day before herself
She donned her armored suit
emerged like a phoenix rising from its ashes

©Winnie, Musings

Featured image by Delfi de la Rua at Unsplash


Day 8 of August Falls Poetry 2019

Word prompt: phoenix rising

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