One was a little crooked, A little bent at the edges, A flake in a storm Much larger than it could grasp. But to him, Two was perfect. A crisp wisp of something beautiful. The only problem – she was rather cold. Through the cacophony of the storm She heard his call, And despite the… Continue reading A Tale of Two
O Morning Sun, Bring light to my grey world. Show me the reds and yellows and pinks Of warmth, of hope, of resilience. Sing me the songs of dawn, Of new beginnings and peace. O Morning Sun, How do you rise each day Regardless of ice, of fire around you? O Morning Sun, Teach me… Continue reading Morning Sun
Free me From this cage I have built For myself. Free me From shattered mirrors Revealing broken dreams. Free me From this cage of glass Where all my suffering can be seen. Free me From this smoke-filled room, From the smoke That stings my eyes And fills my lungs. Free me From this pain Following… Continue reading Free Me
I long to be as fragile, as flexible as a leaf. I long to move with the wind, to be able to take in the sun's energy and use it to create. I long to have the security of a branch, a tree holding me up. I long for the ability to live with the… Continue reading Fragility
There is a flame that created us. There is a flame within us, Not to be doused but to be fed. There are fires that came before, Fires they danced and sang and Shared stories around. There are fires ahead. There is a fire in the hungry man on the street, A fire in the… Continue reading Words on Fire
There is something undoubtedly magical about this time of year. As the leaves burst into song, perhaps a part of us does too. Perhaps as the leaves show us the colours of fire and warmth, we can absorb and radiate that energy. So sing on, dear reader, and harmonize with the world around you.
Water. Your ability to read this. Fall leaves, their colours and the crunch they make when we step on them. The gift of possibility we are granted with each new day. Morgan Freeman's voice. Education, be it within walls or without. Communication, the ability to connect with one another. The smell of freshly baked bread.… Continue reading 52 Things to Be Thankful For