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We belong to the earth

by Donna Morgan about a month ago in inspirational
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She does not belong to us

We belong to the earth
Photo by Louis Maniquet on Unsplash

Feel your breath

Wonder at your mind’s eye view

Your inner canyons

Your oceans and tide's

Your inner landscapes and outer worlds

The bluest skies

The oceans swells

The darkest storms

Windswept sand dunes

Dusk and Dawn as they renew

The first ras of sun in the cool dawn's light

Breathtaking colour of the setting night

The hoot of an owl

The screech of a hawk

The sounds of a chorus as it breathes at dawn

An awakening of rosebuds

The kiss of a butterfly

The first morning dew

All of this and more

Are the natural wonders surrounding us all

When we breathe with our heart

See with unclouded eyes

Let go of judgements and self internal lies

We know without doubt

The earth does not belong to us in any way shape or form

We belong to the earth

It is here we are born

We are the caretakers of this great blue and green land

And to the land, we shall return at the end of our stand

So treat her well this mother of ours

Nourish her as she nourishes us

For she is the only home we have

She is here and now

She is wise and wild

She is this beautiful earth where we live and reside.

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About the author

Donna Morgan

Donna is a lover of the mystical the magical, the spiritual. Sharing feelings that don't always get seen or heard.

She has been writing for approx. 5 yrs.

She is a published poet and lives in Nth Qld Australia with her husband and family.

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Comments (8)

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  • Angelina F. Thomasabout a month ago

    Beautiful.

  • Stuffinabout a month ago

    Beautiful piece.

  • Rebecca A Hyde Gonzalesabout a month ago

    This was a wonderful poem full of beautiful imagery.

  • Munawar Hussainabout a month ago

    Feel everything around you. Touch it and amaze yourself with the beauty that everything has in it.

  • Nitia Johnsonabout a month ago

    I really enjoyed your poem. Very calming and inspirational.

  • Hillora Langabout a month ago

    Lovely!

  • Annelise Lordsabout a month ago

    Hell yes, Earth doesn't belong to us. Many power-hungry humans forget.

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