Excerpt from “The Dreamers”

I want to be a dreamer

because sometimes when I wish on dandelions

I don’t blow every seed off with one breath

and sometimes when I smile

it’s because I have to

and sometimes when I see a rainbow

I’m still mad that it rained

and sometimes I whisper to the wind as it kisses my face

and I tell it that I don’t know if I can do this

and it replies in that quiet voice wind has

that even with the winter

lilacs always bloom in the spring

Published by Anne Taylor

Anne Taylor is a freelance writer who loves talking about mental health, wellness, and all things Disney. She resides in Spokane, WA with her dog Pepper and spends as much time in the sunshine as possible.

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