Heaven and Earth

Originally posted on Diary of a Person Being Human:
Heaven and earth, Keep me well, For I have not long to spare. ‘Tis fleeting my appearance here, As I cross the wooded bridge. Splinters catch my feet; Caught in ivy binds, And for a moment I am smiling broad, As I savour earth’s embrace. But heaven calls From beyond the seas, Within the clouds, And olivine painted trees, With resonant stress Upon my name, Weighing heavy as the sun; And I urge my legs To wander on, Giving thanks to all I pass. ? Continue reading Heaven and Earth