The Status Quo Flexes and Assumes a New Shape
She bee number one
out in the rain
a has-been queen
whose swarm strings out behind her
but alive with a chance and
not dead. Meanwhile
The new queen inside the hive
begins her work
while the spiky red flower heads
quiver in the rain and
3 thoughts on “The Status Quo Flexes and Assumes a New Shape”
I cannot even begin to understand the segues my brain made when I read this poem but I will share with you that it made me think of Henry VIII and his revolving door of doomed wives.
I think that you’ve actually come up with a perfect match. I love it.
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