Wednesday, May 31, 2017

PAD 18 life or death

A Lady I Know

She was a bossy, confident lady, a tad annoying,
the kind that tucked your tag in, if it was sticking out,
or picked lint off your sweater while you were trying to listen to a sermon.

She was gung-ho enthusiastic, sometimes trampling over quiet ones,
a bit of a bulldozer or a hurricane storming through.
Full of life and joy, she glided along like a surfer on a high wave.

But when her husband of fifty plus years died,
she transformed into a lost little girl
searching for someone to hold her hand
and help her find her way again.

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