We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private; and therefore starved for mediation and true friendship.” — C.S. Lewis

I stand amid the sleepy leaves 

dampened to a silver-green

and the glistening stones 

scattered across the earth,

and I see one tender flower, 

a stray from the field of others,

so I sit at a respectful distance,

understanding the need

for solitude.

—C.L. Fisher, August 2020

Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writing and images, are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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