The boy spoke without looking up
With a quiet gentle smile
"I am the only adult in this household."
His words delight me to no end

Having crossed the bridge of caring
About much which most deem important
Cracks in the foundation of flesh will appear
Long simmering realizations within the mind

As a dry leaf in autumn
Falling free
Before settling gently
On the mirror surface of dawns waters

Will settle gently into place
Beauty and light
Light and beauty

Found quietly waiting
Amidst the utter chaos of the world
Knowledge we all possess
Often remaining forever dormant

Never awaken with a quiet nudge
Realizations and the being are one and the same
Both eventually fall free together

As one
Leaves of summer purr and rustle
An they are roughed by the wind
The sun splashes the earth with light

It is a beautiful day