Light-Laden by Hazel Nightengale

One day you will find
the one who draws an
outline along your leg,
stares deeply into your
eyes, and makes the
buzzing grow quiet,
if only for a moment.
One day you will find
the person who recites
magic to make your
demons laugh and dance
in song.
One day you will find
the people who string
light-laden vines along
your canopy to ensure
your safe dreaming.
One day you will find
all of them are just
a few steps away —

 

Hazel Nightengale is a writer and poet based in Canada. She is inspired by nature, love, and feminine power. She can be found on Twitter at @ms_nightengale.

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