small stones – April 4, 2016

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art credit: “Days End” by Julia Swartz

and there I am
as a child once more
lying upon my bed
stomach pressed
into the mattress
knees bent
calves curled up
elbows planted
head propped up
with gentle hands
and my imagination
transports me
to another time
another place

far away, dear mother
from your angered face

15 thoughts on “small stones – April 4, 2016

  1. childofaslan says:

    Ohhhhh, what a great and unexpected turn! Nothing like a little escapism to save the day…or at least redeem it.

  2. rosemawrites says:

    oh wow! those last two lines are unexpected! great poem! love the rhythm! 🙂

  3. calensariel says:

    I wonder how many moments in time your poem captured for how many of us! Loved this.

  4. Soul Gifts says:

    The punch is in he last two lines 🙂

  5. dvaal says:

    You have such a way of taking the stab -and making it beautiful.
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