Changing Times

The Earth is in labor, therefore

Grow herbs to ease her birthing pains

Grow yourself up, so that you are

No longer child, but daughter

So that you can walk the walk beside her

Woman to woman

Hand in hand.

And where are the men in this conversation?

The men are on retreat,

Sitting in silence beside the lake, staring

At eternity, considering a way to be in the world

That does not require domination,

Considering how

To allow themselves to come home


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2 Responses to Changing Times

  1. What a beautiful poem Alix. It is such an important message you are conveying here. Would you consider posting it on my blog along with a bit of information on yourself and your links?

  2. Alix Moore says:

    Thanks, Jackie! Happy to share it. I’ll drop you an email.

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