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The Inspiration of a Spring Sky

Updated on June 2, 2010

There is value in the springtime sky, blue and clear above my head. I have reached for the inspiration nature brings me, without too much expectation, and with clarity.

Some days the words flow though me like an unfettered sieve. The bigger pieces lay awash in the strainer bin, the smaller filter though in fits and starts.

The clouds pass by unmasking the momentary blockage of the rays of the sun, and then the crystal clarity of the orb brings warmth to my face. There is peace. In the distance, a brook babbles in its trek downstream across the smooth river stones to the basin below. I smile.

Each and every day the inspiration of the spring sky lifts me onward toward the morrow, ever expectant of the morning dew. There is a listless moment and then it breaks, and I am once again with my momentary lapse into the unconscious mind, ever feasting on the senses it finds itself offered.

And time recoils, remembrances refrain from barking out the orders of the dawn, and my solitude is eased by the ringing of the bell on Church steeple-top frame.

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    • green tea-cher profile image

      green tea-cher 7 years ago

      Aren't those just the best moments, the ones "without too much expectation, and with clarity"? Beautiful words. Your hub not only expresses the beauty that inspires, it also describes the experience of inspiration. That is special.

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      Alice Lee Martin 7 years ago from Sumner, Washington,USA

      I have been in New Hampshire visiting for a week!

    • Lee B profile image

      Lee Barton 7 years ago from New Mexico

      Really lovely! But Aley, we're just a few miles apart, and I haven't seen any days like this in Seattle lately.

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      Nellieanna Hay 7 years ago from TEXAS

      It's a poem written as prose. Lovely, Aley. Those moments are so beautiful and prescious.

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      suny51 7 years ago

      Hello Poetic Professor- These are the feelings, what I call right from where you 'feel',

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      Mentalist acer 7 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      A beautiful moment in time Aley...!