A New Years Resolution

A New Years Resolution…

to smell warm eucalyptus and forthcoming rain
not the smoky black burden of fires ferocious aftermath

to listen to a gentle summer breeze rustle green leaves
not unseasonal winds wreaking havoc across the now barren land

to taste clean fresh water gurgling
not greedy corporate pollution running through my veins

to feel warm sun and green grass
not despair at the grisley cries of once bountiful Mother Nature dying

to gaze upward and outward
not inward where gloom grips the soul with an unending relentless grasp

My New Years Resolution….

Conte Sketch altered in Prisma

Conte Sketch altered in Prisma

© Dawn Whitehand 2017

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2 thoughts on “A New Years Resolution

  1. I love this. I have never smelled fresh eucalyptus — I imagine it’s like my smelling the scent of pine trees that grow around my house. From the ashes comes the phoenix — tired and weary, perhaps, but beautiful nonetheless. And from that rise comes hope and a fresh start. Happy New Year to you my friend!

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