Learning to Stay Afloat

Learning To Stay Afloat
Learning To Stay Afloat ~ Original Acrylic by KimNelson

Learning to stay afloat
Takes time/experience

Adrift
Waves crash
Undertow grasps
Surf/life abrades, erodes

Then/when
You let go
of expectations
Accept what is/can be

You’re healed
Lightened
Brightened
Heightened
Enlightened

Free
To float

See?

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We Are Made of Stardust

Stardust
Original Watercolor by Kim Nelson

we are made of stardust
stars are made of us
the science, undisputable
religions
agree too

we are made of stardust
stars are made of us
Look Up!
See!
unity, every
shape, size, hue
burning, yearning
for the same thing/ending
as me, you

that connection
to stardust

I recently read an article on the myriad colors of stars and thought, “They are like a cosmic flower garden. Or maybe flowers are like earth-bound stars.” Then, of course, I pondered that all are elementally the same. And a poem and painting were born.