I look at pollen

I look at pollen under a microscope
and think the grains are tadpoles
in the vague shadows and light of a vernal pool
that is, swimming in and out of focus
on the soft landing pad of the fluorescent stigma
as I zoom in
zoom out.

Poem by Annie Jadin, speakingvoiceless.wordpress.com.

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