“One in five of the world’s plants threatened with extinction (and even the snowdrop is on the endangered list)” (Claire Everett)

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first light
a year after your death
snowdrops

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Headlines:

“One in five of the world’s plants threatened with extinction (and even the snowdrop is on the endangered list)” (Daily Mail)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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^ 5 Comments...

  1. Robert Moyer

    Stunning image. Thank you.

  2. Laurence Stacey

    I agree, this is a wonderful poem. There is a deep sense of sabi here.

  3. Dick Whyte

    There is something very special about this poem. Thankyou Claire.

  4. Chris White

    Yes, special indeed. Thank you Claire.

  5. Claire Everett

    Thank you, guys! I’m overwhelmed by your responses. It is perhaps the authenticity of the experience that charges this poem with extra meaning.

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