Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Friday, November 1, 2013
and deliberately approaches my being.
Sticky, beautiful gossamer- like webs anchor my broken body down.
Thankful, I’m for the lace collar of my tattered yellow dress,
that covers and protects, my mouth and ears,
from the ominous black spider’s curiosity.
There is no comfort in the haunting sounds,
of the child’s laughter,
that once beckoned me to run in frolic.
Her shrills of delight,
echoes like a faded lullaby,
suspended from the rafters now.
This precious little girl often wrapped her arms around me,
whispering her secrets and pain
knowing I’d never judge or blame.
My jaw frozen wide in silent scream,
I wish this were but a dream.
Alas, since she abandoned me, only darkness fills the air.
I should have known that little girls,
all too soon,
and put their dollies down.
Someday a new child may find, and mend my broken parts,
setting in motion the magical, imagination,
that breaths life into dolls,
bringing them to life again,
Until then I lie,
in the attic.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
A strange plant in our yard,
I said, “The wind blew us a seed.”
In friendly soil it grew quite tall
Small blooms began to show.
Soon green fruit began to appear
Although the time seemed short.
I wonder how such a miracle
Came so sweetly to my tongue!
Monday, September 9, 2013
All of the above reflect the kindness I have felt in the