Stray Thought 14

 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


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7 Responses to Stray Thought 14

  1. thotpurge says:

    Would love to read that story of dragonflies and Dreamtime! Thanks for sharing Elizabeth…


  2. jazzytower says:

    Lovely. There are some fun mythology surrounding dragonflies.


  3. Sumana Roy says:

    “where own song lived, unheard”…Lovely.


  4. I’m sure there’s more story to be told here. Wonderful. 🙂


  5. Sherry Marr says:

    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.


  6. I love the thought of dragonflies guarding the gate of dream-time! Really beautiful.


  7. Tournesol says:

    Love how you brought chants, mantras and any song a voice here … beautiful!


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