Blind my eyes,
then warm me up.
Let your shine,
beam like the sun.

Clear my heart,
release my fears.
Brighten starts,
absorb old tears.

Awesome glow,
lights up my path.
Bask and soak,
in gleaming bath.

Kiss my head,
with glittered dust.
Radiant hues,
made of pure trust.

Inside out,
or upside down,
heal throughout,
then all around.

Far beyond,
reflections shown.
Endless bonds,
guide through unknowns.

– Grace Y. Estevez-Reddy

Response to Sadje’s picture prompt on What do you see #144 July 25, 2022

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  1. Magical and ethereal. I love this poem Grace!
    What a fabulous verse…”Far beyond, reflections shown, Endless bonds guide through unknowns.” – Excellent!

  2. The picture combined with the nice flow of the poem and it’s positive message makes this a little piece of art to be treasured. Well done, Grace!

  3. Creativity is magic!

    I saw the picture in your post in a different post so I thought it was a repost. ( I just realized the poetic repetitions in my comment πŸ˜…)

    Until I saw at the bottom of the poem that it was a picture prompt.

    Amazing how the same picture can inspire different ideas in diverse individuals.

    I will drink to this amazing poem.

    1. So true. That’s why one of the reasons why I enjoy reading and participating in these prompts, they are fascinating . Thanks so much, Benjamin.πŸ’•

      1. gotta say i don’t bet in that religious manner
        aΓ±jali mudra or in a japanese sense is much more mine ’cause of given more respect
        (Munay is old Quechua language)
        M🀍NAY ❀️Sβ˜€οΈNQπŸŒ•

      2. It is interesting to learn how you see it. I in particular am not using it in a religious way, it is my way of saying thank you or in other circumstances saying “all the best”. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ’•

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