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REST ON LEAVES by Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg

Autumn is my favorite season…

It calls to me as the shift of this season transforms, I feel a transformation calling to me. I come to a returning to my soul, looking deep within.

As I feel all that this season sheds; I feel a shedding too. And I feel all that I falls away, a releasing, the changes of the season of me.   

Rest on Leaves

rest on leaves.
that cover earth,
blending,
colors that
fold,
touching autumn’s breath.
it comes with a turning,
my life not exerting-
a stillness upon me,
to settle within.
listen to the season’s
hum upon the wind,
ushering a chill,
a silence to its closing,
trees now release
their garments,
now flowing
colors,
stand tall and naked-
against the dark sky.
like me,
I shed
to release,
to pause and see-
the resting of me.
it brings me to listening,
to changes beginning,
in the shifts now-
splitting,
ending
coming,
to myself seeing,
the season of me.
~
~Pictured is the author, Maureen Kwait Meshenberg, enjoying the autumn season~

Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg: About 4 years ago, I was awakened from my slumber, though it was a devastating breaking point in my life, I was reunited to a true relationship with my spiritual self and my gift through poetry. It is my intention to reach others by sharing my story through poetry and touching theirs. I am the Page owner of Heart’s Calling .I am also the Visionary Poet for the Facebook Magazine "Women as Visionaries with Lore Raymond" here. I recite spoken word at different venues and also host a monthly Creative Writing Circle using the space for women to bring out their inner release through written word. My first book is called "Seasons of The Soul: Transitions and Shifts of Life", available here. I am already working on volume II.  You may contact me through my Heart’s Calling Facebook page here.



~If you are interested in seeing your poetry appear in this blog, or submitting a poem by a woman that has inspired you, please click here for submission guidelines. I greatly look forward to hearing from you!~ 

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