Haiku My Heart With Golden Stars and Sunflowers

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seeing stars

takes on a whole new meaning

after surgery

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   During my stay in a hospital this past week for surgery, I was so blessed to be surrounded by golden stars.

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I did not miss the night sky.

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There were caring doctors and nurses and dozens of others who, in a million small ways, lit the way for me.

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My sweet partner and my children , ever there,  ever ready to help, are the golden lights of my life -beacons in the darkness, giving comfort with just a look or a word or a light touch. 

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And of course, there were a few moments of darkness when I saw stars from pain or fear.  

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In that darkness, a still, small light, the star that guards and guides my life, burned steady.  When all else is gone this Light never leaves me. 

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When I arrived home, the stars in my garden had been getting a small welcoming party ready for me.  This morning there were golden stars everywhere I looked!

 I am truly blessed.


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how can I not smile

seeing your golden face –

sunflower?

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©2013 photos and words Wabi Sabi

For Recuerda Mi Corazon ‘haiku my heart’

For Carpe Diem ‘sunflower’

I may be slow to visit but I will make my way around!