Small needs traverse furrowed hands –
quilted labels cover hollow fibre
in rhythmic burns of fold and stitch,
fold and stitch; a patchwork repair
for the living. Small needs find
comfort in reward, advance around
the rim – the next dream to harrow.
© Sara P. Dias (Dec 2013)
Rim Life was first published on the SLiP Poetry Project for December 2013: Endings and beginnings.