by Leslie Anne Bustard
Every yellow round droplet down the center of each white flower on each flowering branch of my butterfly bush makes me imagine the Creator deciding to use the tiniest dropper to place spots of yellow that fill all the hidden stamens on all the flowered bushes in the world; and I am in awe once again.
Leslie Anne Bustard is a writer, poet, and editor who lives with her family in Lancaster City, PA. She writes for Cultivating Project and Black Barn Online. Some of her other writings can be found at Calla Press, Deeply Rooted, and Christians in the Visual Arts. Wild Things and Castles in the Sky: A Guide to Choosing the Best Books for Children, a book of essays she co-edited, will be released this April through Square Halo books. Her website, Poetic Underpinnings, contains her writings, podcasts, and the goodness of other people’s creativity.