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Who do you groan
When I lean on you
With my arms?

You were so strong
When you were a tree
Bending & weaving
In terrible winds

While gripping the
Earth with deep root
Fingers

From day 3 of the National Poetry Month’s 30 in 30 Challenge.

 

About the Poet:
Rae Desmond Jones is the son & Grandson of miners. He is now retired & lives in Sydney where he writes lots of poetry. He has published six books of poetry & novels. He will have another volume of poems (L GHAZALS) out soon.

 

Photo from Unsplash.

 

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