Photo Challenge & Poem: Awakening



It’s for me to worry about a winter dry
enough for early grass fires, mine the
worry for a hay supply next summer.
Horses sense the waking season with

calm certainty. The ground is warmer
in the mornings now, softening tight
muscles, easing old bones. They smell
something green stirring just below

the dirt, soon we’ll have sweet young
grass dangling from our lips. For now
it’s enough that dark days have passed,
that warmth is returning to the sun.

Anna Blake at Infinity Farm
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16 thoughts on “Photo Challenge & Poem: Awakening”

  1. Yes they trust in you to provide.
    Loving the way there’s always one horse standing guard; humans can learn from that example.

  2. I’m quite sure my horses and Winston the mini donk would be envious if I showed them your photo – we picked up about 10″ of snow here in east central Wisconsin over the weekend along with freezing rain just to keep things interesting.


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