Almanac Poetry: ‘Everything Slowing’ – Tommy Mallet


Everything Slowing


Dark greens and browns
of understory give way to the light of a
hard water fern clearing,
ringed by Mountain Ash.


Soon, leaches will approach,
rain’s brewing,
but the future occupies another world.


We celebrate this moment
doing nothing
at the same pace it does,
everything slowing, until we’re a photo of something

time forgot.




More poetry from Tommy Mallet can be read Here.


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