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So Long, My Friend

So long, my friend,

How short was your stay.

I was too caught up

In my mindless days

To sit with you

When your blooms were lush and

Singing in the sun and air.

You were glorious

Even when the snow surprised us all.

Still, you held your back up,

And your crown never fell.

You had bounty in your short time.

I could see your joy

As you swayed in the breeze

And drank in the sun and rain.

I took you for granted though

I said I would stop by more often.

Now as your beauty fades

To crumbled blooms,

Your smile drops and fades

Into the beds of periwinkle

Huddled to catch you, yet

You still seem to dance

As the breath of God gently

Blows your ash into soil

For another year.

 

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©Barbara Harris Leonhard @extraordinarysunshineweaver.blog

Images: my yard

 

 

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Tree of Life

Tree of Life

Our map to the stars,

Arborial root seaward.

Your Flower of Life,

Sprouting all fruit, all roots, and

Foraging Soul in the Light.

 

Copyright©  2017/10/15 Barbara Harris Leonhard @extraordinarysunsineweaver.wordpress.com

Image: Original Art “Tree of Life” © Martha Harris See Martha’s Artistic Flarings @artisticflarings.blog

 

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New Audio: I long for Ocean Bounty

Here is the audio for an earlier work.

I long for ocean bounty

Chilled to perfection

For winter slumber.

Where is a mountain

That harbors a cave

For the homeless?

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Barbara Harris Leonhard

Image: google.com

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I Long for Ocean Bounty

I long for ocean bounty

Chilled to perfection

For winter slumber.

Where is a mountain

That harbors a cave

For the homeless?

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Barbara Harris Leonhard

Image: google.com

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Sacred Design

Mother Nature’s secrets
Revealed in hidden sight,
Replicated in sacred geometry.
All is cast from one equation.

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Copyright © 2017 Barbara Harris Leonhard

Image: https://theinfiniteyou.info/the-intelligent-design-found-throughout-nature/

as above so below as within so without