Scattering

Originally posted 19 May, 2012

“In one of those stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night. And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me. You will always be my friend…I shall not leave you.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

“Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.”
– W. Clement Stone

“Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Scattering

Every new

Moon

I curl up

In my

Curvaceous

Crescent

Encircled

By each

Starry night

Celestial dreams

Await me

There is no man

Here

I control

The ebb

And flow

Of the

Seas

I watch

Over your

Attempts

To comprehend

Me

To encapsulate

Into ode

Or song

It is difficult

When you

Haven’t

The language

Of the

Universe

Bemused

My laughter

Scatters

Stardust

Bisous,

Léa

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Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius

“True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn

“Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.”  – Marcel Marceau

                                                                                  

Silence 

 

That is not what

She is saying –

Music – a passion

But silence – silken, warm

Comforter, blanket, cape

To withdraw –

The cocoon where

Creativity germinates freely

Where her mind

slows its frantic pace

From chaos to

Inspiration

 Repressed mantra

– 

Silence – her fortress

It has her back

Shelter from the storm

 She hears the predator coming

The clacking of her heels

Rattling of keys

Always different from other disasters

Silence, sounds its warning

Flight, the favored response

Hushed cantata

Soldiers

Recount lying in wait

As the enemy approaches

Rubber sole alarm

The heart skips beats

Hands quiver, mouth dry

Words, forsake her

Her litany to be alone

 Quelled psalms of youth

Soil, secure, reticent, fertile

Where seeds finds solace, 

Nourishment, sanctuary,

Strength, time – her friends

Adapting, evolving, processing

She bursts forth

 Her ode to joy

 

Bisous,

                                              – Léa                  

                          

 

Lumières d’étoiles, maison du futur?

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Lumières détoiles, maison du futur?

In another world

kepler-452b?

Or perhaps

one of the other

habitable planets

one-hundred-billion galaxies

each with as many as

three-hundred-billion stars

lumière d’étoile, étoile brillante

this planet, this star

home to future generations?

we are not alone –

never have been

the rush to find

a ‘new earth’ – frantic

as nature rebells

man’s use up and dispose

mentality

the race heats up

those who have –

demand to stake their claim,

colonize, control, manipulate,

it will go to the highest bidder

even a larger planet

can take only so much abuse

Bisous,

Léa

… from Mother Earth

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“Sooner or later, we will have to recognize that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.”   – Evo Morales

 

“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.”   – Margaret Mead

 

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” –   Ansel Adams

 

…from Mother Earth

Tread gently as you walk

Upon the dark warm soil

It is my flesh – and alive

I have bared all – made myself

Most vulnerable

To you – my children

The seeds of a trillion

Tomorrow – lies deep

Within my womb

Rain and sunlight

Nourish me – I give you

New growth

Nighttime brings me rest

Under the watchful eye

Of moon and stars

Do not fear

Darkness is the gift

Of replenishment

Time of quiet – communion

With the nucleus

Of all being

Healing of the carnage of my body

From those whose quest

Is unrepentant excavation of

Natal opulence

Foreign invasion of my body

By heretics and assassins

Pierced, impaled, stripped and raped

For conquest – in the name of

Progress, state and god/s

Corporate global domination

They shall not be my sovereigns

They are only instruments of my demise

Behold

My redemption is in your hands

As I birthed and nurtured you

Each and everyone

Throughout the ages

I pray that you will now peel back the shroud

For my salvation

Will you

Be the balm of my healing?

Unbind my rivers?

Purge the waste from my body?

Redeem my skies?

For it is the air

We all must inhale

Sanctify this ravaged fount

Cherish all that I

Have given you

For in the song of crickets and birds

I sing to you

In the rush of my waters

You are rocked in my arms

Meditate upon my forests

And all species

I have entrusted to your care

For as they die

So shall you all

Then I shall heal

And go on…

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Bisous,

Léa