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The Woman behind the Scarf

I see you behind your black scarf Hidden from the world Those wrinkles of age and hate I see you behind those eyes Shrouded in mystery and blue like the sea They hide pains beyond words I see you when I touch your open hands Hard and calloused palms The hard work of youth pasted boldly for all to see I see you in your gait Bent, slow paced and haggard The dividend of time and broken youth That is why I hug you with all my love Letting my heart beat silently with yours Same rhythm, same rhyme Rewinding the years and time gone past!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 4/11/2018 7:01:00 AM
You see what so many others would miss, your final stanza brought tears to my eyes Adeshina what a lovely tribute to a very special person:-) hugs jan xx
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Adeshina Aladeshawe
Date: 4/11/2018 7:11:00 AM
Thanks Jan, your words are sweet!