just a smidgen

hope rises

hope rises

hope
rises as the
sun warms
the
sky
so too
my
heart
lifts

without
warning
without
proof
or just
cause
it simply
sits quiet
beside
me-
smiles
felicitous
at my
surprise

then turns
its
face sky
ward,
sunward,
forward
basking in
the
luxury
of new

possibility

of
moments
inexplicable waiting..
just
there-
can you
see them
too?

they
follow
the lift
of the
sun’s
wandering
path

drift
in on
the
fresh scent
of melting
morning
air that
tiptoes
through
my
window

beckon
singing

February 11, 2016

sometimes

after a long struggle to understand-

hope

taps us on the shoulder

and we look around,

surprised

to find our familiar friend’s

returned

yet again

she arrives-

carried in

on the softest of

morning air,

buoyed by

the serenity of watching

the sun

rise..

our heart, too,

begins to

lift

gives a nod to the end of the struggle-

to comprehend,

the desire to

know

replaced with a more integrated state of just

being

Love

and blowing you all kisses this morning,

Smidge

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