A Book of Possibilities

Painting of a girl by a stream, surrounded by orbs, by Gilbert Williams

There was a girl
by a stream
who wrote a book
of possibilities.
She left her heart
on every page.

The girl by the stream
painted the world
with a palette of stars
and a canvas of
earth and sky.

And she sang a secret hymn
to the trees and the flowers
and the birds—
a song only she could sing—
and the stars danced
to her song, a
pure song
from her heart.

And Heaven was
near to her,
home of her
dearest Friends,
and she loved
every living thing
and called them all
by name.

Michael James Fitzgerald

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