The Secret of the Star

Deeply carved into our skin

a secret is revealed;

a star belongs in each of us

when layers are repealed;

when knife meets flesh, the blood is drawn,

imbedding seeds of doubt –

but trials are the only way

our star is wrestled out.

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7 comments on “The Secret of the Star

  1. Caddo Veil says:

    This is So Great, Melody–up there with my favorites of yours! God bless you abundantly–love, Caddo

  2. snowbirdpress says:

    Our birches have such a hard time to survive around here… That’s a gorgeous tree.

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