Monday, February 21, 2011

The losing of wisdom

for most of her life it stood

straight and strong
but lately it succumbed
to the winds of older age

losing its grip, it faltered
for a day or two
swaying at impossible angles

topling quietly
during the night
and she wondered

if the getting of wisdom
with the tooth that brought it

This was Saturday's contribution that somehow got lost between the writing and pressing the publish button.

1 comment:

  1. it was worth the wait. This is wonderfully descriptive - great stuff.


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