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Post-weekend Poetry 131: Virtuous Circle by Allyson Salmon

07 Dec

Welcome to Post-weekend Poetry and the one hundred and thirty-first poem in this series. This week’s piece is by Allyson Salmon.

Virtuous Circle

earth 595379We come from the earth

We return to the earth

Earth is our body

Earth our soul

Earth sustains us

Earth supports us

Respect the earth

Support the earth

Nourish the earth

Cherish the earth

And

Earth will nourish

Earth will support

Us

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I asked Allyson what prompted this piece and she said…

Gardening is perfect for thinking time and I worked out this poem whilst filling compost bins.

Thank you, Allyson. Real life is a great place to inspire our fiction.

Allyson Salmon has had three poems published by United Press including one in their National Poetry Anthology 2015. She has also had a poem published in The People’s Friend. Allyson is married with one grown-up daughter.

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