Not Mine

Thank you, Liz for the beautiful illustrations 🙂

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This light, this life   — ‘cascade’ poem by Jane Dougherty.
Blog:   Jane Dougherty Writes
Mixed media art by Jodi McKinney.
Nature photos by Nigel and Liz.


The words are from the original post at:  This light, this life

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This light, this life

—  poem by Jane Dougherty

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This light that shines is not for me to keep,

Nor is the rain that falls, the running stream,

I hear imprisoned voices in the night.

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No bird is mine to pluck down from its flight,

I have no right to bend life to my scheme,

This light that shines is not for me to keep.

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The wind that blows in from the ocean deep,

Blows free and wild not chained in fetters bright,

Nor is the rain that falls, the running stream.

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All this I know, yet often in my sleep,

The wind, the stream, weave through my…

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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