the wind become
chaff--part of the dust.
Reaped…refined, the kernels
blend into fine sifted flour,
nourishing, restoring mankind.
People, too, can drift in the breeze or
choose to join the whole, enriching the world.
Karen O'Leary is a freelance writer/editor from West Fargo, ND. Her
poetry, short stories, and articles have been published in a variety of
venues. She released her first book of poetry in 2011 called Whispers... published by A.P.F. Publisher. Their second project, Snippets...an anthology of short verse,
contains poetry from 73 talented writers from across the world and was
released in 2012. Karen is a member of The Writers and Poetry Alliance
and the Haiku Society of America.