Out of the Earth: A Poem

Out of the Earth

We arise

Part air

Part water

Part dust

Part fire


Of the Earth

We absorb

Moving air currents through our lungs

Watching rivers flow through our veins

Tasting iron on our tongues

And feeling our blood burn at 98.6


To the Earth

We return

To air

To water

To dust

To fire


To arise once again

Out of the Earth





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