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School Cycle by Michele Seminara

cool breeze
school starts
tomorrow…

squinting at the camera;
back
to the brick wall

new school
uniform
smile!

the bell rings –
but how will you hear
my heart beat?

sound proof door:
five years
snaps shut

flushed face,
your fledgling
hand flies home

our breath warm
in bed – you still
smell the same


 

 

Michele Seminara lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and three children. She has been practising and teaching yoga, Buddhism and meditation for fifteen years. Her work has been published in several online and print journals, and she was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her passions are emptiness (the Buddhist kind) and poetry. She blogs at http://micheleseminara.wordpress.com and is on Twitter @SeminaraMichele

 

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