Orphans, Exiles and Disowned Rebels

There are signs of them everywhere

showing up in the wild looking pair of beautiful metal wings

set up on the shoreline in fae colours of dark moss green

and the deepest lake of blue

inviting us to step inside their breadth

and become earth angels.

Stumbled upon at the crossroad of here and now

a pair of worn leather Doc Marten boots

their peacock hue flashing in the late afternoon light

tied to the post of a broken wire fence.

Traces are found in dew soaked grass

cradling a red topped toadstool

that wasn’t there the day before.

Their voices are in the wind, nature’s warriors,

reminding me, that I am never alone.

The fall mists are starting to appear in Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.).

The fall mists are starting to appear in Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.).

The title for this poem was inspired by words found in a horoscope column from a local community newspaper written for Taurus.

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About anotetohuguette

I'm currently blogging from the beautiful West Coast city of Vancouver, British Columbia - a vibrant city by the sea, surrounded by mountains and a very unique urban forest.
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15 Responses to Orphans, Exiles and Disowned Rebels

  1. Shirley Ross says:

    Loved the poem, these are the shadows, the road we did not take, leaving behind their mark, their proof of existence. May we always acknowledge them, their vaporization seemingly sucked up by the sun, to relocate again, reminders of what is, and what needs to change..

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  2. michnavs says:

    I love the poem…brilliant imagery..

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Wonderful poetry, it just flows with ease and reflects the minutest details along the journey. A keen soul amidst nature, listening to the silent conversation. Loved this poem.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. ugetse says:

    Oh Kim, this is a sublime poem. Your imagination has no limits. I love it very much. Thanks again.🌹❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Elorm says:

    Nice poem! 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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