Thursday, February 4, 2010

Bright Promise

The wheel turns ever strong
Under Brighid’s
Watchful gaze.

The world awakens
From darkness’ hold,
Preparing and welcoming,
Hope renewed.

Divine and everlasting
Igniting the earth,
Inspiring poets’ dreams.

Healing waters
Awaiting release,
And purification  
Of so many lost souls.

Hidden deep
Beneath February snow,
Sparks of life abound – radiant,
Reaching for the stars.

55 Flash Fiction Friday: Compose a story in 55 words and report back
to the G-Man at …every Friday.


Monkey Man said...

You give me warmth with this post. I wanted more. Guess I'll just have to keep coming back.

Ronda Laveen said...

Beautiful offering to Candlemas and Brigid at this most powerful time of year. Blessings to you and may you receive the what you have given here ten fold. stop...spring.

Spin that wheel!

anthonynorth said...

Beautiful words on nature and all its cycles.

Realliveman said...

I like this 55! Especially with the pending 2 feet of snow headed our way!

Fareed said...

Wonderfully written. A sense of hope and inspiration oozes the reader immensely.

greekwitch said...

Thank you for that! I really needed that today!

Anonymous said...

The sun bathing the horizon is truly inspiring. Your beautiful 55 complimented the truly uplifting photo today. Nicely done Felicitas.

I'm up:

Friday Flash 55 ~ Checkmate

Brian Miller said...

yeah...snowing here now...and hoping for spring someday soon! well done 55. smiles.

mine i s up!

Shadow said...

aaaah, the beautiful reawakening. from the dark. from winter. from loss...

Dulce said...

You still need that awakening for this winter... looking forward to that spring
you are great at 55- my fave!

otin said...

Perfect words to capture what everyone is feeling this winter!

Anonymous said...

so much life, so hidden... all we have to do is look...

I love this!!!

clean and crazy said...

just beautiful. very well written and the picture is amazing also just love this 55

g-man said...

Just beautiful Felicitas.
Positive, and always the hope for renewal.
Excellent 55 My Dear.
Thank you so much for playing today, and have a Kick Ass Week-End!..G

Anonymous said...

I love your blog. You're posting some great stuff! I like the music too ;)


Prayer Girl said...

I love this 55 - the picture and your words. The cycles of life, pending birth...beautiful.


Susan said...

I really like the imagery evoked by the final lines "Beneath February snow,
Sparks of life abound – radiant,
Reaching for the stars."
We should all look deeper to see the hidden beauty in life. Wonderful 55! Thanks for visiting mine!

Alice Audrey said...

But for the moment, it's still just cold around here.

Felicitas said...

Thank you everyone for your lovely comments!

Alice, you're just going to have to use your imagination. I can feel the warmth... I swear!

Enchanted Oak said...

I don't know the gods and goddesses of the north, but this is like that wonderful Persephone myth, when she's about to be released by the god of the underworld who has held her all winter for eating pomegranet seeds. Her Mother Earth rejoices. Hope is indeed renewed.

Fireblossom said...

The wheel will turn. That's easy to forget, this time of year. Thanks for the reassuring reminder!

flaubert said...

That is a very pretty poem.

Ella said...

Beautiful reminder of the cycles of Mother Nature and the sun's promise~

Sherry Blue Sky said...

A hint of hope, to accompany the sloooowly lengthening days! Well done.

Susannah said...

Soon be that time again, thanks for the reminder. :-)