I will be old

and the shadows my long life casts
will reflect the youth and vibrancy
that once coursed through
the vessels of my soul

and though withered
and drained of color
and grown brittle with time and wear

there will still be a beauty
to the shape and form
grown from many years of
life lessons rained upon me
and the energizing warmth
of unwavering love shown to me

and I will stand proud and content
but mostly thankful
as I face the sun
until it sets

The Daily Post daily prompt: Someday

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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7 Responses to bouquet

  1. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Beautiful and true!

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  3. Lutheranliar says:

    Wow. Lovely poem, but the withered flowers hit a bit close to home for me (!)

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