Per aspera ad astra

star photoPer aspera ad astra
(A rough road leads to the stars)

Oh, darkest secret, deepest fear:
I’m afraid I’ll never see the stars
Shining again—
Per aspera ad astra

A little prayer
Warm-breath whispered in my ear
By the blind innocent within
Who believes in light she cannot see

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Elaine Olund

I'm a writer, artist and designer who thinks way too much, and tries to see the beauty in the world.

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