let this be the healing

anatomical heart with bee
Painting by my dear friend Kristina Closs (WoodPigeon on Etsy)

“little prayer”

by Danez Smith 

let ruin end here

let him find honey
where there was once a slaughter

let him enter the lion’s cage
& find a field of lilacs

let this be the healing
& if not     let it be

from Don’t Call Us Dead