Was a singer, not a monk
Songs written by others
fell from her lips, like nurturing rain
Often dreamed of dragonflies
guarding the gates of dream-time
where own song lived, unheard
Elizabeth Crawford 11/14/2017
Note: In Native American mythology, dragonflies guard the gates to dream-time.
Posted to Micropoetry: November 2017
Would love to read that story of dragonflies and Dreamtime! Thanks for sharing Elizabeth…
Lovely. There are some fun mythology surrounding dragonflies.
“where own song lived, unheard”…Lovely.
I’m sure there’s more story to be told here. Wonderful. 🙂
Where her own song lived, unheard. I hope at some point she began to sing. Love tghe draginflies guarding the gates to dreamtime. So lovely.
I love the thought of dragonflies guarding the gate of dream-time! Really beautiful.
Love how you brought chants, mantras and any song a voice here … beautiful!