Unfinished Spots

ctree winter sunDSC_0027 pmSpring is in my heart
I can feel it in my bones.
The winter sun burns a hole in me
I can feel the unfinished spots
Begin to melt
and run like icy water
Down my back
Out of my shoes
Back in the earth
Christening the birth
Of a new spring bud.
We are all footprints
Of each other
Born of the winter sun
& shaped by the mud.

Healing Thoughts

pink yellow rose

“It was only in the full radiance of her beauty that she wished to appear.”

  from The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint Exupery

When I was about 12, I had a serious accident with my bicycle. I was quite adventurous when I was younger, somewhat of a tomboy. I took a long bike ride one day, and went down a very long hill. I enjoyed gathering speed as I went further and further down. But at some point, I knew I was going too fast. And I saw a tree ahead of me that signaled I would have to turn to avoid it. I got frozen by fear; instead of avoiding it, I crashed right into it with my knee! Continue reading