the world in a dewdrop

When we contemplate the whole world as one great dewdrop, stripped and dotted with continents and island, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

is a woman who smells like lemons,
and bares the column of her throat when she laughs,
dark curls fanned on a white pillowcase.
is coffee on a cold morning,
trusting the man at your back whose spine keeps sanctuary like the spires of a church,
sunlit hard liquor eyes,
the sugar-sweet place where his neck meets his shoulders,
chapstick on the rim of a cracked coffee mug,
the brush of icy fingers over shoulder blades,
peach tea on a wrap around porch.
the world dewdrop quiet,
freshly turned earth and the promise of rain,
a too big leather jacket wrapped around angel wing shoulder blades,
the rest of the world melting like sugar.

The Morning After the End 

Clara Alder

Dewdrops on dandelion

My Dreams
are quiescent
on nimble fingers
of grass,
soft beneath my skin,
at the edge,
of all world,
and tilting.
Blown on a puff
of breeze,
on tufts of dandelion,
I fall into a blanket
of cloud,

and you pull me in,
still warm.

© SoulReserve 2016

Once there was a reason to awaken
promise sparkled with each new day
there were songs there was laughter
colors vibrant danced within the grey 

Once believing we’d make a change
we walked as one the endless miles
only later to find we were left behind
in a world where no one ever smiles 

Once our world was a lovely garden
roses blooming dewdrops glistening  
then greed became our mantra now
no one cares and no one’s listening

Once we were but innocent children
taking for granted that we would win
then naivete was cruelly taken away  
and our once will never return again

i wrote this for you and some other people i know are having a hard time

You are the flicker of recognition behind a stranger’s eyes. You are the meek laughter of that one shy girl in class that never makes a sound. You are the wet flutter of long eyelashes after the movie ends and you just can’t keep yourself together. You are the stuttered syllables of a speech that will live on for years and years. You are the majesty of the world, the frail dewdrops in the morning sun, the sweat on a champion’s brow. You are fragile and soft but with a core that will not break, unwavering even when the greatest pressure is applied. You are a force to be reckoned with, a hurricane of emotion and intention and thought, all packed into one very human package. Like a parcel, you can be shipped from place to place, thrown around, stamped and labeled and mistreated, but you will never be damaged goods. You will never be an object to be played with. You are a person. You are a soul, you are a noble fighter who can brave any storm and find yourself beautiful in the end. So never let anyone make you feel like you AREN’T fucking fantastic. Because you are spectacular, and one in billions. I know it in my very being that you do NOT deserve what you think of yourself, because you are a beautiful and very special person. there is only one of you in the entire world. you are one in a growing number of people in the world toppling over 7 BILLION. you are an enigma, an unsolvable code that noone can crack and that is what makes you incredibly unique and deserving of the love people give. You are amazing. The whole world waits and wonders when you turn around and notices your cunning beauty.You are the eye of the storm, a beacon of hope in oblivion, and you will weather the hurricane in ways unimaginable. Be great, because you are great. Others have an affect on what you think about yourself, but only you can decide if you want to change for them. You deserve everything you need, and you are perfect. I will always be here for you.

So go forth with a fury building inside of you that noone can extinguish. 
Be great, because you are great.

I  really love you Molly. I really do and I am always here for you no matter what, but I can’t do anything and you need to talk to someone who can hug you and tell you everything is going to be all right. 

this is so beautiful beyond words just wow thank you so much i’ll always keep this