Unboxed

Spring opens like a long-lost jewellery box.
From its musty, darkened depths, spill
gems of every hue: sunshine topaz; dewy pearls;
sapphires, sunrise pink or celestial blue; amethyst
of heartsease.

In the lingering light, my smile returns,
my soul stretches from the shadows, warm
again.

I choose pearl strands.
Gentle blossoms to bejewel old bark.

 

© silkannthreades

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190 thoughts on “Unboxed

      1. Marisa @missmarzipan.com

        I always feel like going away for the winter, but the practicalities are so hard (work, kids, the financial aspect). This year there is “no escape”. I will be so heavily pregnant that even if I wanted to flee, there wouldn’t be an airline in the world that would allow me onboard a flight to Australia 😀 x

        Reply

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