The Will to Life

A picture of floral wellies on concrete next to plants growing in the crack of the sidewalk.
Photo by Jen Theodore on Unsplash

Man rhymes with nature,

For nature rhymes with itself.

All life displays the will to power.

As a weed grows up through concrete-

It is not so against nature,

It is not the “arrogance of man”

That makes him live among forest fires

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Ordinary Thorn

Ordinary Thorn

Professional Eccentric. Unprofessional Organizer. Writer. Cat lover. Tea drinker. Frugal & Utilitarian Minimalist. Van (or truck camper?) Lifer. Poetry Fan.