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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Back into poetry blogging

Back into poetry blogging. I had a long absence. Mom was diagnosed on May 28th. My life took a turn then but things are getting "back to normal" now, but without Mom in my world. I miss her every moment of every day.

Today's prompt is to write a poem, using a line from a song. I have chosen:

“And sometimes there’ll be sorrow.”
From *Little Green* by Joni Mitchell

I’d have cautioned you,
Had I known,
Of the bitters life can bring;
But there are no warnings for earthquakes.

I’ve not been able to make choices for you.
Not that I could have shown more wisdom;
After all,
I was just a mere child. So I have been told.
I have grown as you have grown,
To losses and heartaches,
Disappointment, regret.

Happiness outweighs all these things,
As I told you:
One joy dispels a thousand sorrows.
But you prefer rage and resentment;
Perhaps it is the drama in your blood.



1 comment:

  1. I'm glad to see you back. I know it must be tough right now, but writing helps.

    Love ya,