le prophète

“The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.”  – Galileo Galilei

“If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.”  – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”  – Budda

le prophète

to the east

lie switzerland

l’italie et allemand

we caress borders

lumière de soleil

inches her journey

closer to me

my eyes wide


awaiting her


le choeur des oiseaux

extol her arrival

i feel each ray

as she approaches

warming me

nourishing the vines, lavender,


gaining speed


how quickly she will


across the atlantic


till all is quiet here

in her wake she

scatters crumbs


echoing whispers

we are not

alone, and

a promise of




Author: Léa

A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.

7 thoughts on “le prophète”

  1. Oh Lea! This just has to be one of my very favourites of yours!!:)

    You have allowed me to share your sunlight – thank you!

    Beautifully written

    Lots of lo e

    Christine xx

    1. Christine, you are so kind. Just thinking about friends like you brings a smile to my face and the warmth of the sunshine. Merci!

      Bisous, Lea


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