My hands stretch out to offer
Nameless, faceless, I step back
And return to the shadows
Link: serenity to smiling serenely
Two people I know (one online, one in person–although he moved out of kingdom some years ago) were invited to join the Order of the Laurel today. They have worked hard and I am very happy for them. As for myself, well…
I should note there was a tradition of poets expressing disappointment at being overlooked for advancement. I will do a post on that in the future.