Written for: Friday Writings #40 - Lists in Ink
"Write poetry that includes a list."
Since I cannot obtain
happiness by enlightenment–
requires more time than
I have–thinking of places
and people I love is
a more practical solution.
So I give you:
. my savior sister
. cousins alive and dead
. the few friends I have left
. animals always
. oceans and beaches
At least I can still think.
I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York.
My goal is to create and share poetry with others
who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve
in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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Being able to think–especially while surrounded by good people (and souls) we like–is the best.
I am glad you agree. Thanks, Magaly!
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I think (because I still can, too) that this way to happiness is preferable, actually!
I totally agree, Rosemary. Thank you!
Oh! You’ve touched on my favorite things in that last stanza. Absolutely great
Oh, see, you are a woman of great taste!
Well! I am counting myself as one of those friends, Sara!
You most certainly are, Helen!
It is a very good list there, to have people and things that matter.