Isam Hussain

Rookie - 1 Points (8-12-1938 / Iraq)

Lent


Patches of scattered clouds
float across the blue sky;
the valley bathes in sunrays.

Bare branches gently sway
In a February wind with a touch of May;
while snowdrops their flowers display.

Nature awakes from its long dormition;
begins to examine and test the situation,
as it sends forth new life to fulfil its mission.

It is now February, the time of Lent,
time for self-examination and test,
time to awaken the self dormant.

Submitted: Monday, May 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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