Seasonal Departure

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At the station, the train of life only pauses

our illusion of control blankets nature’s causes.

 

Nights to days shift, and the engineer steers

rhythm of the planet moves through the years.

 

Cycle of no endings, wheels freely spin

untouchable by human error, solstice arrives again.

 

© Alicia Grimshaw 2018

Couplets for the Solstice – dVerse poetry challenge

19 thoughts on “Seasonal Departure

  1. Good observation and way of putting it that our illusion of control is a “blanket” on nature’s causes. I liked the ending where the wheels spin and the solstice arrives again. Nice couplets!

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