Complaint

You’ve taken so much from me:

the ability to wish
hair-trigger responses
wee-hour thoughtfulness
hyperacute senses
the habit of hopelessness.

All I have left is this:

everything I might have wished for
peace and understanding of my world
deep, restful sleep in the night
perception of beauties everywhere
joy in the present and hope for the future.

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About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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4 Responses to Complaint

  1. thefeatheredsleep says:

    Excellent

  2. cote8050 says:

    So wonderful! I love this, a good twist, unexpected, was wondering at the beginning what was going on with you!! nice job love and light to you. M.

  3. janemwoodman says:

    Ah, he takes nothing from me that I don’t happily give!

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