to become

a free verse poem for Crucible: the stone womb of elderhood

Samantha Wallen

--

Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash

The transformation that follows is for sure, in some ways about shape-shifting: about taking on new forms, remembering that we are two-legged animals, learning a new way of being in the world, a new tuning-in to the rhythms and seasons of this planet. Only then can we truly become creatures of this Earth; only then can we begin to feel a sense of…

--

--

Samantha Wallen

Poet, writer, writing & book coach — Seeking to restore the soul of our world one word at a time…