Soft fists insist

Daily prompt: Insist

Overnight, very
Whitely, discreetly,
Very quietly

Our toes, our noses
Take hold on the loam,
Acquire the air.

Nobody sees us,
Stops us, betrays us;
The small grains make room.

Soft fists insist on
Heaving the needles,
The leafy bedding, …


COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace


 Harriet Walter
  Mushrooms by Sylvia Plath

performed by Harriet Walter

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  1. I love this description, “Soft fists insist”. I got an instant image of those insistent mushrooms plaguing the lawn. Nicely written, thank you for sharing.


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