while you’re in the world

My hands are white doves

feigning prayer.

I am  profanity beneath

this sacred  sky,

a blasphemy of  flaws

too small to sway fate.

A  speck of dust,

but I want to be the moon

in a span of sky,

a back drop for your eyes.

While I was thinking of you

a tiny  bird fell to earth

saved by the lift of a breeze

On his  departure to life.

Even hatch-lings break their shell

In search of light.

 

art by Dean Crouser “Mayhem and Muse”

 

Simply stunning watercolor painting of a flying hummingbird and flower by splashy artist Dean Crouser

 

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81 thoughts on “while you’re in the world

  1. Amazing words. So many delicious contradictions. I like to think that the beauty of women are these contrasts and contradictons (which makes it so hard for men to understand them). The purity of white doves mixed with profanity and blasphemy. Wow. I follow hundred of writers/poets. This is one of the best poems I have read this year.

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