Familiar Rhythms

After a trial, once the storm 

has passed, those hours 

after your heart 

has been beating so fast,

in the still-falling hush

once you can breathe again,

you find solace in the simplest

gifts, the quiet of evening,

your own favorite chair,

the way sunset casts light

through a parted curtain,

and you settle into the deep

sighs and familiar rhythms of home.

—C.L. Fisher, October 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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