“Not Alone” by Barbara Leonhard


an illusion

we’re always connected

by threads of light –

dreamt and drawn

this webbing cradles

our minds

our hearts

our souls

like bones

that form a whole

we’re not alone

if only we can see

our connections in time

and space

without squinting.

Copyright © 2022 Barbara Harris Leonhard

All Rights Reserved

Barbara is author of Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir (EIF- Experiments in Fiction, 2022). A poem from this collection was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2022. Also, on Spillwords, Barbara was voted Author of the Month of October 2021, nominated Author of the Year for 2021, and recognized as a Spillwords Socialite of the Year in 2021. In November 2022, she became Editor for MasticadoresUSA. Barbara enjoys bringing writers together and has been sponsoring open mics and readings on Zoom during the pandemic. 

Poem and Featured Original Neurographica/ Neuroart, ©Barbara Leonhard

Neurographica is a fairly new form of art therapy. You can learn about it here – https://neurographicacademy.com/. 

(“Not Alone” appeared first on extraordianrysunshineweaver.blog, 05/12/2022)

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  1. jonicaggiano dice:

    Barbara I love the way you wrote this piece about our connectivity. I believe nothing is a coincidence. I too agree that we are all connected and we would likely be surprised just how much. Lovely vivid piece about connectivity with each other. Congratulations again on becoming the new editor of MasticadoresUSA. Hugs, Joni

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    1. Thank you, Joni! I’m happy you have faith in me! I have big shoes to fill.

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      1. jonicaggiano dice:

        You are quite accomplished on your own Barbara and have achieved so much. I know Gabriela wouldn’t have been ok with letting go of this magazine until she felt Juan had someone who would do a wonderful job as she is too professional to leave anyone hanging. I do have faith in you and the Director obviously did or you wouldn’t be here. I am happy for you. It is lots of work. Blessings to you. ❤️🤗🦋

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      2. Joni, you’re such a support! I do love it so far! It takes time to set up posts and communicate with authors, etc, but it feels natural to me, a good fit.

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      3. jonicaggiano dice:

        Yea!!! Now that is what I mean, you write beautifully and I am happy and excited to watch the magazine continue to grow. Big blessings 🤗❤️🦋🌹

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      4. Thank you! You hold people up, Joni! I appreciate you!
        I’m looking for authors on the social networks. Hope I can get more to submit. 🙏🙏🙏

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      5. jonicaggiano dice:

        I just read a new poet today and I shared MasticadoresUSA to him along with a few others. I will spread the word. You will be bombarded before you know it. Big hugs and enjoy the rest of your week. Thank you for your kind words too, they mean a lot. ❤️🤗

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      6. Yay! In the past three days, I prepared several publications, but I sure would like more. ♥️🙏🌺🌹 You’re a big help, Joni!

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      7. jonicaggiano dice:

        My pleasure, if I can help I am happy too. I have been treated so kindly by the magazine. 🤗❤️🦋🌹🌙

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      8. Gabriela was wonderful! I help to carry her torch of love.

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      9. jonicaggiano dice:

        There you go you will do a fabulous job. I am sure you have all her well best wishes. Please enjoy the rest of your evening. 🦋🦋🎈🌙🌟

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  2. This is such a beautiful piece Barbara so heartfelt and true.. We are connected in so many ways to so many places and things. Your poem is gorgeous! ❣️

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    1. Thank you, Cindy! This year I’ve definitely felt it! 🌹🌺♥️

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      1. You’re so welcome.. it’s been a big year for you and just about to get bigger!! 💗

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      2. I’m not sure I can take any more! LOL!

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  3. Michele Lee dice:

    Love this, Barbara. Beautiful truth! ✨

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  4. 13rrance dice:

    Superb poetry, if I understood correctly, the art piece is also from you?
    It is very nice. Thank you mlle for sharing 🌺🌺🌺

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    1. Thank you, my friend! Yes, I created this neurographica piece.

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      1. 13rrance dice:

        Really I always do that… responding in a new comment… sorry 😔😔

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  5. 13rrance dice:

    This is so nice and calming, like underwater bubble play.

    Wish you a very nice day mlle Barbara 😊🌺😊

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    1. A nice day to you, too! Thank you for commenting! ♥️🌺🌹

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