Renewal

we blossom just like
the flowers of the fields

as they begin their unfolding
we too are transformed
by their loveliness

mesmerized by their colorful
and ever radiant displays

we become lost in the
intricacies of each
miraculous new birth

finding ourselves
unable to exhale

stood statue still in
reverence and awe

praying silently that we don’t
upset the serenity
of such wondrous splendor

capturing in our minds what
we could never fully recreate
on our own

we remain in that still and
silent state of being

consumed by the lush
confines of such exquisite
extravagance

and we are once again
renewed by the unveiling
of new life

© 2021 Michelle Cook


Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/girl-poppy-sunset-nature-field-3665851/

34 thoughts on “Renewal

    1. Thanks so much, Jeff. The inspiration for this poem came to me today after reading several poems; one of them being yours. I love it when the chain reaction of thoughts gets me moving. Nature is always my biggest inspiration of all and I just pictured standing in the midst of a field of flowers, consumed by the serenity and beauty found there. Thanks for helping to motivate my mind. 💫☺️

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      1. You’re most welcome, Michelle. Ahh, I love that. Inspiration does come from all over, and I’m honored my poem contributed. How beautiful. Ah, yes, I too love nature. Serenity and beauty, indeed. Aww, you’re welcome, my friend. It was a blessing to read your lovely poem today. 🙏💙

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        1. We never know when we’ll be inspired or by who, but it’s kind of amazing when it happens. You’re a blessing to so many, Jeff… hope you’re having a wonderful weekend. 🌷🍄🌈

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