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Author Name: Freedyoung 3 Comments
Date Added: January 30, 2004 10:01:42 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Everyday Life and My Revelation
The house is a mess and we are swimming in bills.
There's no money left over for comforts or thrills.
You are working two jobs. You are tired or gone.
There seems no end to this ride you are on.
The dog is shedding tufts of black hair.
There are piles of clothes and toys everywhere.

But, the taxes are done and there's food in my belly.
And when Cole laughs he shakes like he's made out of jelly.
I'm finally confident in how much you love me.
And when I'm alone I don't feel that lonely.
There's a hug in the morning and kisses at night.
And I've just figured out that we'll all be alright.
Author's Notes:
Man, I had a hard morning. I was late and the house is such a mess. Then, just like the poem says, my three year old laughed in the car on the way to daycare and everything came into focus. Guess I was sweating the small stuff.
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Comments:
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on April 15, 2004 08:21:20 AM Report
"I'm finally confident in how much you love me." How important is this. It makes the rest of it pale, doesn't it? Except of course, for the jelly roll. ML

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on January 30, 2004 12:01:44 PM Report
Dori~*
Ohhhh, this is such a great poem
to start my morning here in coolish
Oregon~! The love that you have
written within this piece, is
priceless~! Great loving write~!

Margaret...the Bag Lady...who cherishes the echoes of her children's laughter..
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on January 30, 2004 11:00:05 AM Report
Dori, yes the laughter and smiles from the kids make it all so much more bearable. Mine 2 are teens but they are still my EVERYTHING!!!!


Lady Dragonwyck,




 


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