The Depth of Our Song

The simplicity of beautiful moments

Carolyn Riker
Mar 4 · 1 min read
Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash

There’s a fine symphony
waking before dawn.
Ordinary takes center stage
with a mug of warm.

Lights are dim
casting mystery and shadow
in the cove of familiar
as sleepy fingertips
convert words to song.

Our imagination
builds a blanket nest
in the dark blue skies
where ancient whales belong.

Hope, joy, sorrow, gratitude,
are the waves spraying
an invisible string of images
while the sun knits the sky
in a chain of marmalade stitches
tinged with crimson.

This is our symphony of living,
sharing, loving, dying,
giving, and feeling.
Inside of ordinary
but knowing its simplicity
is the depth of our song.

Carolyn Riker is the 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.



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