White Doves and Rowan Tree
Circling above, are
Snow White Doves
against cerulean sky.
Against red Rowan berries,
Tree so huge against the heavens.
How bravely they trust their wings,
Their precious gifts.
I dream my spirit would fly
with the confidence of their wings..
So I pack a little suitcase
With all courage I can find
and take to the air.
Suddenly I think of impossibility;
And the bag spills courage to the ground.
The birds perch on a rooftop so near,
telling me not to give up, how sweet.
I pack more courage and just go,
Not thinking at all.
This time I lasted a long while,
what glory and joy
To soar for a while and know,
just feel, fear and weight dropping off.
I will practice this soaring each day,
The white doves promised to help.
You are welcome to join should you wish.