Into the Soul of This Giving Night

What unexpected tears revealed

Carolyn Riker
Feb 3 · 1 min read
Photo by Ryan Hutton on Unsplash

While the sky turns black
a silhouette of trees
beckons anonymity.
I swallow back a few
unexpected tears.

Trees, you know,
are sorcerers
tapping the sky
‘til sparks ignite
the most beautiful
starry, starry night.

Tears are sorcerers too
and have been waiting
so this prose can
slip out silently
into the soul
of this giving night.

Trees, tears, and stars
here to witness
when solitude leans with
these unspoken dreams.

Always felt
as they tie us
to where you and I
continue to grow.

Carolyn Riker is an author of three beautiful books of poetry and prose. She’s also a licensed mental health therapist in private practice. Her books are available on Amazon.

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Carolyn Riker

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Dreamer. Poet. HSP. Empath. Licensed MH Therapist. 3 books published. 3X Top Writer. Love espressos & my chunky cat. www.carolynriker.com

BeingWriters

A Creative Media Publication showcasing Writers and Poets

Carolyn Riker

Written by

Dreamer. Poet. HSP. Empath. Licensed MH Therapist. 3 books published. 3X Top Writer. Love espressos & my chunky cat. www.carolynriker.com

BeingWriters

A Creative Media Publication showcasing Writers and Poets

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