Build a nest for two.
Hold hands with grandma’s ghost.
Add frothy sunshine to morning coffee.
Speak truth to trees.
Bathe in memories of summers past.
And if none of these small things do the trick,
Sail into the night sky.
Ride waves of stardust.
Float upon a celestial sea
A response to Rebecca Kai Dotlich’s poem, “5 Small Things To Do to Chase Away the Blues”
A Field Guide to the Heart, Poems of Loe, Comfort & Hope, Georgia Heard & Rebecca Kai Dotlich