Garden of Light (With Audio)

There is a garden of lore in which the flowers blossomfrom the light within, keeping them ever candescent,  white lanterns, scented,illuminating the directionto each soul's centerto rest snuggly within,  a respite from the ways of the world,a healing oasisfrom even the self; no ghosts can enterfor heaven's seventh circle only allows angels and their guest mortals. I was going to … Continue reading Garden of Light (With Audio)

Cobwebs Between Petals

Ninety-three million miles away,yet upon the cobwebs of a flower,Sol's ray reaches, haloes, frames. How powerfulthat gentle, golden beam iswhen it finds and reminds us ourinsignificanceis more important and personalthan we think it to be,for the Creator made surethe cold and darkness would always havereturning light and heat. We are turned away each evening,in a rotation beyond … Continue reading Cobwebs Between Petals

Out of Season

Determined to counter the moody cloudsothers have been attempting to cast onto me,I choose to seek out the sun, spring-infuse myself,dip my soul into the fresh-blooming green, breathe in the revitalizing April air,let the warming rays seep in through my pores,absorbed more in the whole of the reborn panorama thanfocused on the details imploring to … Continue reading Out of Season

Ladies in White

Pinks, reds, yellows, purples...take me to where the ivory unfurls petals reminiscent of celestial wings,angel-whispers of the purest things, stories of strength derived from faith,and tales of troubles confronted with grace. Bold colors burst forth in the celebration of spring,but I find myself frozen, soul keenly listening to the ladies in white, swaying silently;they draw … Continue reading Ladies in White

Roots and Blooms

With a single sparkfrom my wild heart,I sneakily reseeda little yellow cheerand carry onmy solo way,planting thelittle flamesto light the wayback tolove. So if you seethe floral light,pass it onrandomly,be kindto a stranger,let's tryto stringsmiles,no matterhow fleeting,for the winter isreceding,and the birds singof forgiveness,of burying,of remembering, for in the decayof leaves,we can fertilizethe best partsof … Continue reading Roots and Blooms

Befriending Bumblebees

Befriending bumblebees,watching cloud-shapes come to life,making majestic the flowering weeds,the peace around me seeps in when I am outside. (See the bumblebee?) Time may tick, but no manmade clockinterrupts Laura's la-la land thoughts.I am one of them, the nature alive in the yard,no language needed when you are birthed from the stars,though I do whistle … Continue reading Befriending Bumblebees

My Buoyancy

When a million mixed feelings rise up in medespite the dam I've so meticulously built,and the tears threaten to overtake, in the emotional disturbance, overspill, and I get so frustratedfor not being able to keep it down,and I get exhausted from the not understandingof these things too buried within myself,  and upon my pillow, I offer up … Continue reading My Buoyancy