This is a lockdown poem, and a take off on a family phrase ‘seen to.’ It’s a phrase in my husbands family that, since marriage is also my family. As in “She can’t go out because she has to ‘see to’ her husband” meaning – do the housework and serve him his food.
She’s not like the songbird who sings out her song
You taught me to believe. To have faith and to talk to a higher power everyday. First thing in the morning, and at night before I went off to sleep. To think about the reasons to be grateful and to say thank you out loud. To talk about my worries and ask for help. AndContinue reading “This gift”
Sometimes I sits, I sits and thinks, of things I’ve never seen, Of places that I’ll never know, of what I may not be. Of all the possibilities that seem so far away, of all the lovely winding roads, that lead out from my gate. I dream of possibilities I cannot see awake, OfContinue reading “Possibilities .. a poem about my dreams for the future”
Dear Change, I am grateful for your constant and steady companionship. I have not always felt that way about your many visits but as time goes by I’m growing to value them. When you visit regularly I sometimes wish you away, but you know that I really do not mean it. You bring me joyContinue reading “Dear Change,”