Weaker than Water

"In the world, there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong, nothing can surpass it." –Lao Tzu

“The Process” or, what I learned from a little snow

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The Process

This is how

family is


the ones closest

to sky


all that is

good in


rain, preserving it

in aqua


then pausing,  then

dripping beauty


the mouths of

their young,


with open beaks.

What they


finish, they release

generously, gladly,


the rest of

a starving


Katherine Gotthardt

photo and poem copyright Dec. 30, 2012


Author: All Things Writing, LLC

Katherine Gotthardt is CEO of All Things Writing, LLC, a full-service content development and content marketing company. A published writer and seasoned educator, Katherine leads a team of professionals on a mission to make clients shine online and in print.

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