Butterflies Dance in the Forest

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Butterflies dance in the forest, discovering the leaves

while the buzzing from a honey bee flies over,

but it’s the deer that discovers me first,

expecting her to run,

I whisper blessings,

with her heart at peace again

she bends down to feed.

    

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

Slaying Dragons

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What would an angel say if she visited you in the middle of the night? Would she dry your eyes, and wipe your tears?

Nah, she would probably say, “What, the hell are you so afraid of? It’s time to get your boots on, and don’t forget your shield.”

“Pick up that sword you used to carry so well. You need to get your fight on hon, so let’s go!”

“You and I have some dragons to slay……”

    

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2017, 2019, ancient skies