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rich little poet

Updated on July 4, 2014

rich little poet

eating up


rich little moments

with over-worked fingers


and hungry tongue

and drive-by fancies.


this is the story of your life:


this mother deer and baby fawn sprinting through your yard,

dragging a baby gasp right out of your under-worked, gaping mouth.


tiny terrifying miracles happen when you are utterly alone:


no daughter, no distraction, no food in the cupboard,

no liquor in the cabinet, no one knocking at the door.


these are the things that matter:


the things you never saw coming;

the rich little red minutes that kick-start


your heart.

© 2014 Michelle Warner

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      Michelle Warner 3 years ago from Charlottesville, Virginia

      Thanks for stopping by and for your kind words, Sky!

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      Sky321 3 years ago from Canada

      Nice! Voted up and beautiful and awesome.