Xenolith

her child’s smaller hand
enveloped by her own hand
a maternal rock

Kim M. Russell, 31st October 2018

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My response to Carpe Diem #1533 Xenolith

At the end of a month in which we have been celebrating Carpe Diem’s sixth anniversary with prompts following the alphabet, we are now at the letter X for xenolith, a rock fragment which becomes enveloped in a larger rock during the latter’s development and hardening. In geology. It is used almost exclusively to describe inclusions in igneous rock during magma emplacement and eruption.  I am also linking this haiku to the Autumn Retreat 2018 Love Eternally

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7 thoughts on “Xenolith

  1. Oh damn! That is word perfect Kim! great job of transcribing “xenolith” …. and absolutely lovely for the sentiments, if considered from a “softer but strength” point of view, which is how I read this 🙂

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