Cornflower blue eyes appear upon the canvas
Cobalt hair cascades in waves across slender shoulders
A generous smile adorns her lovely face
A willowy form stands straight and tall
Poised amongst the clouds
In a sapphire tinted sky
Silhouetted in vivid golden hues
Slender fingers reach out from the mist
Extending open hands
And outstretched arms
To those she once held dear
Brush in hand
A picture I shall paint
Of one I lost so long ago
As time goes by
Her image will remain
She is etched upon my heart
------- Author's Notes -------
Written in response to a conversation with my sister regarding our mother, who passed away when we were very young.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Clive (184.108.40.206) -- Monday, January 30 2006, 05:43 pm|
I'm sure your mum watches over you with pride.
Memories are a valued gift we as humans carry,
and I shed tears over these words
thank you for sharing
|Terrie* (220.127.116.11) -- Monday, February 20 2006, 05:19 pm|
Catyrose, would you mind if i printed this out, as i am goin' to place some flowers upon my mother-in-laws grave in Oklahoma, and the words you expressed are how i felt about her.she was so wonderful and dear to me ,and yes i miss her tremendously. thank you in advance ,i just love all of your hearts creations, they all Touch close to home where my heart is concerned.
|Catyrose (18.104.22.168) -- Tuesday, February 21 2006, 03:38 am|
I was so glad to hear that the words that flow from my heart touched yours. It is more than I could have hoped for. I have read all your poems, and aspire to write more like you. There is so much love that you put across the pages. Thank You!!!
|Terrie* (22.214.171.124) -- Tuesday, February 21 2006, 07:27 am|
my writin' has no comparison to yours , i love how your soul just soars and shares all from your heart, i write the feelin's of my heart of my love, it means so much to me , knowin' that you cain feel the way he makes me feel when i spread my heart's blood of love onto every page through my words alone, thank you that means alot to me
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