Breath | Ellen Woods

five haiku


up in the attic
I hammer my wild way out
sinking breath by breath


down the bannister
elephant smiles before me
blossoms in their trunks


releasing my debts
those heavy rocks I carry
freedom’s face appears


go down far enough
a foreign land emerges
original mind


my thirst a mirage
at the well I need not drink
plum tree overhead

©2021 Ellen Woods
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