Shepherd’s Story

In December

the sky darkened

but a star cracked

the blackness

to perch like a red bird

on the waiting finger

of an evergreen tree.

Hiking through the field

we knelt on damp leaves

and knew:

the Earth will heal herself.

Merry Christmas and Happy Solstice!

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2 responses to “Shepherd’s Story

  1. Indeed, she is always in the process *:)

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