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Mountain Stream

July 3, 2022

I do so love the solace
of an upland stream,
its shadows and soft daylight patches mingled on the mountainside.
It babbles over rocks and fears
and stones and hurts
but carries prayers like
water striders
on their way to sunlit spaces
where all life in and on a stream
is heard and seen.
Somewhere along the path ahead
a cascade can be heard
where every prayer and hope
is tossed off of a broken rocky brow,
cast freely to the waiting ears of gentle, patient, mountain breezes.
Leaves flutter, branches sway,
and I know my prayers are heard.

© Damon Dean, 2022

4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 3, 2022 5:41 pm

    Oh, Damon … this is gorgeous writing, imagery, and sentiment. Wow …

  2. July 3, 2022 5:42 pm

    AND I love the soothing sound. ❤

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