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home work on dreams and persistence

I see her sitting center of that grey mattress
bare legs curled beneath, double checking my sheet:

      a bare bulb cast a glow 
      on cob webs hanging down,
      all around cicadas  and crickets
      chirp in the rustle of night life.

   Sleepy and weepy I'm grateful
     to be at her side again.
     I cling to her words-
    my lessons in dreams and persistance.

I see our lives revolving around 
in a web of connections in patterns.

I see my choices and views,
their angles and reflections.

I see her faith and hope
of love to begin again.

And now I sit with my son before bed
legs curled beneath, double checking his sheet
       and it is not his homework I see.

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  1. Date: 7/8/2010 7:10:00 AM
    Congratulations Tara on your win in Frank Herrera's contest "Images". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2010 2:10:00 AM
    Very thought evoking imagies you have created with this winner, dear Tara. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 9:41:00 AM
    So much depth for the reader to ponder about in this poem. Good use of imagery for a creative view. I really like this one. Congratulations on being one of the winners in the Images contest. Enjoy your success. I wish you many more. Karen

  1. Date: 7/3/2010 4:40:00 PM
    very original and real!