Welcome in the Sunshine

Sunshine and fresh air
Help to erase the sadness;
I walk along the street
With my puppy on my heels.
The wind and the rays
Carry hope for tomorrow –
The change in the seasons
Has brought change in my heart.

I wish that every day
Could be a day like this one,
A day where sunlight shines
Into the depths of my soul.
I know that the rain
And the darkness have a purpose,
But right now I want to remain
A little longer in this warmth.

The rain will come,
And the darkness along with it,
To match the despair
That is buried deep inside;
But I do have the light
Of my Savior God within me,
And as I cling to His side
He will cover me with His love.

Each day is a new day
To welcome in the sunshine,
Whether it be the light from the sun
Or the Light from within.
So wherever you are,
Whatever you’re facing –
Welcome in the sunshine
And be filled to the brim. ❤

© Crystal Knauss

Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash

A Snowflake’s Journey

It’s Day 2 of Writing 201: Poetry. The Challenges are: Journey, Limerick, Alliteration. Hope you enjoy my attempt! 🙂

A Snowflake’s Journey
The course of a crystal of snow:
A cloud with its weight doth o’rflow.
It starts in the sky,
It falls with a sigh
‘Til it touches the landscape below.

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

A Path of Perspiration

Today I’m beginning a course through WordPress, Writing 201: Poetry. I used to write poetry often when I was a teenager – it was a great way for me to get my thoughts and feelings onto paper, and also transform them into something more beautiful. But it’s been years since I’ve really taken the time to construct a poem.

So today’s challenge is – Day 1: Water, Haiku, Simile. That is, the writing prompt is water, and if you would like, you can write your poem in the format of a haiku, and/or use a simile.

Well, here goes. Please let me know what you think! ❤

A Path of Perspiration
A droplet of sweat
Like a slithering serpent
Descends from her brow.