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pink poppy 2020

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Dance little poppy,

bow to ev’ry little breeze —

sunshine lands on all.

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(c) 2020  Betty Hayes Albright

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(Photo taken last week. We had a lot of orange California poppies…this was the only pink one. I love ’em all. 💕)

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P.S. I just realized, today is my 9th anniversary on WordPress!!  Thank you to the many dear friends I’ve met here over the years.)

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Emissary

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Hades evicts

the broken-winged crow

yet there is no heaven

for one who can’t fly,

thus grounded he guides

the quest of the seeker

bidding us follow

his skittering hop

on a path with no sides

through the wild release

in the breach

between shadow

and light.

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(c)  1995,  2018  Betty Hayes Albright

 

 

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He cuts away gold-threaded robes,

rips the collar from his voice,

kicks away the leaded boots

and finds that he can dance

beyond the trappings

of the mortar

and the folly of prestige.

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And as he breaks the bindings

that had camouflaged his heart

he finally sees

the great divine

shining from the mirror

and meets himself.

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(c) 1996, 2016  Betty Hayes Albright

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