noise

Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario, Webster Beach Pier, NY. Photo taken by Holley Hyler.

let the
n o i s e
wash away.
preserve
quiet strength;
watch how
the water
smacks
the rocks
and rolls
away,
glistening
bubbles in
its wake,
nothing
diminished.

© Holley Hyler | August 2017

Elevate

Letchworth Park
Gorge at Letchworth Park, Upstate NY. Photo taken by Holley Hyler.

elevate.
lay down your rocks
or carry them at your sides
in the name of love.
if your only
aim is to reach
the top, you
won’t go very far.

© Holley Hyler | August 2017