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I give you

because I am strong I give you storms to let you practice your resilience because I am calm I give you peace to let you discover your self because I am patient I give you tides to let you gauge your balance … Continue reading

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Beauty

never doubt that beauty is never far from the road less traveled when seen in the distance all that seems unattainable is always within reach © Copyright 2016 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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The Rise

as the shade from the weeping willow tree comes creeping towards my fears I clutch the ground beneath my knees and wipe away false tears nothing stands beneath me that I can’t keep below I’ve played that song a million … Continue reading

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silence is the echo

this submissive heart tender from use wrapped up tightly in a woven thorn shield rattling voices inside calling out without piercing through because silence is the echo reaching your ears in the dampness of the rain soaked basin that you … Continue reading

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Crystallized

consider for a moment the crystallized shield that we often hold up to protect our past from our future and the future from our past how it blurs the light that seeks to penetrate our souls so that life is … Continue reading

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One Thousand Wishes

The past two and a half years have been one of the most difficult journeys of my life. I have seen the highs and lows that life presents and, as many of us may be able to attest to, some days … Continue reading

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often we

often we fall in love. often we just love. having done both, in the aftermath of life’s chances, by far, I would rather fall in love, than just love. © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All photos © Copyright 2014 … Continue reading

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hold on autumn

hold on tightly autumn as you slowly slip away I feel the fade of your magnificence reluctantly forced into memory when I know your desire is to rest fondly in my view to hold my hope to keep my faith … Continue reading

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October’s Last Promise

All photos © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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the soil

it’s not the wind that breaks down the strength of a tree it’s not the rain that wears through the desire of a tree it’s not the sun that fades out the light of a tree it’s the emptiness of the … Continue reading

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