#PoeticThursday . . . May we raise children who love the unloved things




May we raise children
who love the unloved
things – the dandelion, the
worms and spiderlings.
Children who sense
the rose needs the thorn
& run into rainswept days
the same way they
turn towards sun…
And when they’re grown &
someone has to speak for those
who have no voice
may they draw upon that
wilder bond, those days of
tending tender things
and be the ones.


by Nicolette Sowder










Artist Monica Fernandez
Text and image source: Snowwolfs Woodland Nook https:www.facebook.com/SnowwolfsWoodlandNook/

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