The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Literature from Mexico City

Olivia Watkins: 1 Poem Published

Poem by Olivia Watkins (UK)

Published in The Ofi Press issue 41

Poem selected by Ingrid Valencia for the Ofi Press/ YPN collaboration competition

Image: "Autumn color in macro" by Sheila Sund.






Just One


Just one drop in an infinite ocean;

one leaf on a tree.


Just one brick in a wall;

one pebble on a beach.


Just one letter in a language;

one person in the world.


But the lion doesn't need all the world to fear him,

just those who can hear him roar.