"Sometimes We Make Room"
And old cliche whispered to me this dayin Holland, Michigan where skies were greyand yet color found its way to come out and playwith our hearts which seemed yearning for changeand there was one reason for this seasonto greet me discretely…picturesque in partwhere one stem would end, and where one would startbut it was different this yearbecause there was joy so nearand not so far off into the distanceor at least in this instancefor this was the springwhere i learned to let goto what any day could bringafter the winter, after the snowfor sometimes we make roomfor those special things to bloom…-----© ISO Splash - Ramon Nayar. All Rights Reserved. Ramon is an internationally commissioned, Asian-American, cause-driven artist whose form of storytelling is done through digital photography and creative writing. Do these images inspire or add to your day? If so, do make them ‘share-worthy’ to lift up others. Like us on FB:www.facebook.com/ISOsplash
An enduring winter was washed away when April’s showers did not stay beyond a little while. Perhaps a spring would have to share its season and forego the smooth segway that our childhood stories spoke of. There rested on the window the downpour from the day before as the morning light showered upon the trees now budding with their first leaves of the year. Perhaps it was unsurprising to those neighboring evergreens that could never relate to. And yet for any oak or birch tree, this was a sight not only to see, but to savor. And so I looked within and wondered what season my heart was in- if it was ready to reclaim the joy that lay dormant from blankets of apparel that could only serve as a surrogate to true warmth from the once frigid weather. This fresh canvas of spring leaves was greeting me, and then I knew that my joy was reborn after these rainy days…
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