it shines from some mysterious place
illuminating seagulls with calm.
Like tiny bright diamonds they glitter
iridescent like stars
in the cloudy blue.
is something like that. The dreams
that scar our dreams alive, the
breath that keeps humanity even
in a place of healing
air expands my chest, a heart
beating again through a courageous lift
reminiscent of paradise –
there is an opening into joy.