She Was Light

I saw a happiness in her,
a change in fortune.
Tiny pieces radiating
colour from inside.
And she again
heard bird sounds
and saw midday
sunshine above trees.
She felt something
and believed again,
she was light.

© 2016 Melinda Irvine
Daily Prompt: Fortune


Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.


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