Nothing Thrives For Long In Strife

Photo by Gayatri Malhotra on Unsplash

Like flowers tilting to the sun,
We all seek light.
We all need warmth.

Nothing thrives for long in strife.

Can we give ourselves permission
to reach for what we need;
to leave behind what hurts us

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Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.