With gratitude toward George Ella Lyon
I am from diaries, From unspoken words and unspoken thoughts. I am from a canvas And paintbrush strokes I am from the roses I have received. The grass where I've laid Feeling the earth's connection on my back. I am from love and heartbreak From comfort and despair. I’m from laughter and rambling words. And putting others' needs before my own. I am from honesty and trust From good things come to those who wait. I am from old photos And reminisces I am from nothing more than replaceable items And memories.