Thank you, Liz for the beautiful illustrations 🙂
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
This light, this life
— poem by Jane Dougherty
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.
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.
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.
All this I know, yet often in my sleep,
The wind, the stream, weave through my…
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