It drew me in and held me
When I fought to run and hide
A wild vessel that protected and embraced my primal side.
It offered peace and refuge
From an unaccepting world
Its canyons, creeks and forests
Caught my grief and tears unfurled.
Nature showed me courage
To be who I am inside
To live the dream I’d always dreamed
But believed I had to hide.
I dream nature will always be there
Like a certain burning star
That simply just reminds us
“Be exactly who you are.”
Hobie – this is so powerful! Thank you for sharing yourself in such a deep way.
I hope nature will always be there too – some of the current language around climate change is worrying….
I’m working on getting more nature in my life – it’s an ongoing goal this year.
Glad that this spoke to you.
I am confident that nature will always be around.
We might not be, though, unless we are more pro-active, compassionate, and peaceful in our daily lives, and thinking more deeply about how our actions and inactions really do impact the planet, and future generations.
It’s a wonderful time to be alive and share our gifts, and to be super nice, nurturing and reciprocal in positive ways to our one and only Mother Earth.
Thanks for sharing, too, Marcy!