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Nanny' s day off

On Sundays she likes to drive
To the country or the coast.
Cheered by fields of blazing hue,
singing hymns from home.
She threads her way
through Sussex lanes
on her only day of rest.

A substitute for azure blue,
the Channel sky is pebble grey grey.
She lets herself be soothed again
by the water’s suck and sigh.
Finding peace,
she takes her ease
between the earth and sky.

Copyright © Maggie Huscroft

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  1. Date: 11/30/2008 6:24:00 AM
    Dear Maggie - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 5:19:00 AM
    Maggie - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/30/2008 7:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/27/2008 5:52:00 AM
    Warmest congrats Maggie on making it through the first round! Good luck! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 9/2/2008 8:09:00 AM
    Congratulations Maggie, on your poem "Nanny's Day Off" being featured this week on Poetry Soup. Vince

  1. Date: 9/1/2008 7:56:00 PM
    Congrats on being featured this week - I reckon a Nanny sure looks forward to her days off - God Bless

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 8:53:00 PM
    Interesting refelction. Finding peace is a gift in this fast paced world. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 6:30:00 PM
    Sometimes I even prefer gray skies. Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar