Poems for the Smiling Heart

Seeds of Light


© Photo courtesy of Zo Alschuler

An early, shimmering snowflake slips through the air
glances at the surprised grass,
and settles nicely on a dried oak leaf still clinging to its autumn branch.
“A seed of Light,” breathes the gentle wind.


A bright spark of warmth dances out from the evening bonfire
and just before it passes away,
luxuriates in the laughter of youthful voices.
“A seed of Light,” sings the nightingale.


A thought of love drifts out across the ocean
and scatters seeds of Light to the arid land below.
Waiting hearts are replenished
and this good earth is refreshed.


 

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