Respecting the awesome power of words!

Wafting

B Padgett Fort Payne

Photo by Ben Padgett

 

Small, weak people
divide others, 
in order to conquer,
fearful there won't be enough.

Calm, safe people
accept others,
in order to include,
hoping generosity will suffice.

Courageous, strong people
gather and invite others,
in order to be transformed,
trusting abundance will bless.

There’s less a mountain
to climb here, than an atmosphere
into which a sacred fire wafts us;
as featherweight embers,
we rise into the heavens.

When the flame’s heat dissipates,
winds carry us on invisible wings
to shores whose beauty
we’ve yet to imagine.

© 2017 Todd Jenkins
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One response

  1. katiejkester

    Breathtaking imagery!

    Liked by 1 person

    March 28, 2017 at 7:57 am

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