unexpected guests

i painted a window

to hold

the golden dreams

of a

sunlit day…


before i could fill the window with splashes of bright,

a giant bug walked across my journal…


and then one flew into my hair,

and all thoughts of sunshine

vanished into my shriek .


who needs a zen master


when nature provides the sounds

of one hand clapping.


About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.
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