While Carols Play ~ Nancy

WHILE CAROLS PLAY by Nancy Tears Her sadnessMine She clingsI hold tightly No words She trusts the one her soul loves A last sniffleShe moves away Tender her smile I know the one my soul loves Pen takenWriting her nameThough she wills mineAlongsideOn each Christmas...

The First Thanksgiving ~ Nancy

THE FIRST THANKSGIVING by Nancy   Catherine set the shopping bag down on the carpet. Beyond the dimly lit room the balcony lay in undisturbed darkness. He hadn’t come. Disappointed, she locked the door, hefted the food her Dad had insisted she bring home and...

More Than We Knew ~ Nancy

MORE THAN WE KNEW by Nancy OnceYou spoke a wordIn the moon’s harsh light Three syllablesMasterpiece of tellingA totality of youPortrait of me Aloneness Hearts fearedSouls daredNot The DreamButThe maybe WeIn our alonenessDrawnTo our togethernessBreathed anewThis gifted...

A Hand To Hold ~ Nancy

A HAND TO HOLD by Nancy I breathe.And sleep and wake.I sympathize. Empathize.Cherish life. Family. I live. Thankful. There is work.Old stone. Expectant.Newly caved.Reordered. Adventure.Prism-dripped ceilings.Obscure galleries. This secret place. This benediction....