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the smallest things


By Heather HublerPublished 26 days ago 1 min read
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blind to earth's treasures,

our wonder usurped by woe–

miracles no more.


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This was inspired in part by the image I used, but mainly the lovely view I had while writing it outside. It's a fantastic morning here, with mild temps and lots of spring-time activity–bees looking for places to nest, birds scrounging for meals, bunnies hopping about. Wonderful food for the soul. It made me think about how often all the little miracles of this life surround me, and I fail to notice them anymore, just part of the background.

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  • Christy Munson16 days ago

    True of life for me right now. Beautifully written.

  • Paul Stewart16 days ago

    Completely missed this. Trying to catch-up a little. So very true! Beautifully expressed, finshitdamn.

  • Shirley Belk22 days ago

    Heather, that is so true! We take so much for granted and miss so much

  • Tiffany Gordon 23 days ago

    Simply Fabulous!!

  • Apparently I'm the only one who saw something entirely inappropriately when I saw your cover pic. And the dripping didn't help either 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Jokes aside, I loved your wonderful Haiku!

  • Ameer Bibi25 days ago

    I loved it wants to read the reason behind the poem

  • Well done. I liked it.

  • Gina C.25 days ago

    I love this so much and the inspiration behind it. ❤️ Spring always makes me feel the same way -- like I need to spend more time outside; it's a guilty feeling, lol! These words here are somarvelously strung together 😍

  • D.K. Shepard25 days ago

    Beautiful and astute poem! Loved reading the backstory behind its composition!

  • John Cox25 days ago

    The second season is out? I loved the 1st season!

  • Hannah Moore25 days ago

    What is life if full of care...

  • John Cox25 days ago

    ‘Our wonder usurped by woe.’ Definitely the line of the day, Heather!

  • Cathy holmes25 days ago

    Beautiful said. Also, that pic is so sad. It's like we have the world on a string and we don't even notice that it's melting.

  • Manisha Dhalani26 days ago

    We truly do need to notice the world around us more. Nice poem!

  • angela hepworth26 days ago

    Lovely poem!

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