Margaret Atwood: in her own words

we never belonged to you…

“The moment when, after many years
of hard work and a long voyage,
you stand in the centre of your room,
house, half-acre, square mile, island, country,
knowing at last how you got there,
and say, I own this,
is the same moment the trees unloose
their soft arms from around you,
the birds take back their language,
the cliffs fissure and collapse,
the air moves back from…

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Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson is a writer/artist/photographer. You can help support his creative efforts by joining Medium: https://timanderson-16683.medium.com/membership.