Healing Quotes Teens 382

“In her lived an innocence of soul of which she seemed unaware.”
~ Nalini Singh, Archangel’s Legion

Healing Poems 120

We drove across high prairie…

We drove across high prairie,
the Mississippi behind us,
nothing ahead for miles
but sky,

a loamy sky, thick enough
to put a trowel into,
but off to the south
clouds pulled

away from one another
as if to stand back
take a long look,
and in that

space what light was left
of the sun
already gone below
the horizon

flowed up and held there
and we did too hold
our breaths at the sudden

~ Athena Kildegaard

Healing Quotes 575

“October is a symphony of permanence and change.”
~ B.W. Overstreet

Healing Poems 119

The Sorrel Filly

The songs of small birds fade away
into the bushes after sundown,
the air dry, sweet with goldenrod.
Beside the path, suddenly, bright asters
flare in the dusk. The aged voices
of a few crickets thread the silence.
It is a quiet I love, though my life
too often drives me through it deaf.
Busy with costs and losses, I waste
the time I have to be here—a time
blessed beyond my deserts, as I know,
if only I would keep aware. The leaves
rest in the air, perfectly still.
I would like them to rest in my mind
as still, as simply spaced. As I approach,
the sorrel filly looks up from her grazing,
poised there, light on the slope
as a young apple tree. A week ago
I took her away to sell, and failed
to get my price, and brought her home
again. Now in the quiet I stand
and look at her a long time, glad
to have recovered what is lost
in the exchange of something for money.

~ Wendell Berry

Healing Quotes Littles 379

“We decided that it was no good asking what is the meaning of life, because life isn’t an answer, life is the question, and you, yourself, are the answer.
~ Ursula K. LeGuin

Healing Quotes Littles 378

“I feel small; but so are stars from a distance.”
~ ten word poem, i.  (Source: somniloquencee)