Friday, September 28, 2012

Summer-heart Resolve





I will not pine for faded flowers
Or for the wine of jaded hours
Lest I should let a moment drip
Unnoticed, from my fingertip
Missing what could have been because
I looked too long at what once was

© Janet Martin

2 comments:

  1. Ohhhhhh sigh. You wrote this for me, right? I may borrow it for my blog sometime,okay?

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  2. We do share in the reluctance of relinquishment, don't we?:) Use it whenever you like. I think each year passes a little more swiftly with startling awareness that soon we are old, and our children have flown...

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