QUEEN ANNE’S FATE (for lack of a better title)

Dance Queen Anne trim with lace the meadow bed for your wild monarch butterfly rests his head in your chambers. Would he stay? You ask. Faithfulness is not his to give. Yet you stay with your merry ways until Autumn’s cold winds do you part. Hope is a gift that lets you stand even whenContinue reading “QUEEN ANNE’S FATE (for lack of a better title)”


“If only my baby can stay little. Here on my lap, he sits engaging me in his childish play,” dreams a mother half out of her wits by her kids who would throw fits once and again. “What a comedy,” she might say after the moment flits by. Right now all’s a tragedy to herContinue reading “A MOTHER’S LOVE”

COMING HOME (WPC: Happy Place)

I was a nomad wandering from dream to dream living life with neither anchor nor chains until I found your arms then I  wondered no more why birds, born free, would fold their wings for a humble nest in an obscure tree. There, in your embrace, I knew I’ve been searching for my place to loveContinue reading “COMING HOME (WPC: Happy Place)”

LITTLE THINGS (for WPC: Achievement)

  I wash the dishes prepare our food do the laundry fold our  clothes scrub the toilets polish the floor kiss my husband before he heads out the door I change diapers kiss my children’s wounds teach them their ABCs tell them to be good I play their games hug them tight tuck them intoContinue reading “LITTLE THINGS (for WPC: Achievement)”