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She wanted to sleep,
to shut her sea-shell eyes and wait
until she was remembered; found
and prised open. Maybe then she would be
finished - stable - content
with eighty good years behind her
and a few more gathered
soft and pink on the horizon.

They must have chosen a pattern
too small; she wasn't cut out
for all this confusion.
Each day a patchwork of choices unfolded
but her threadbare wisdom
couldn't keep her on course.

She wanted to slip between the seams of time
and see what she was weaving toward.
Then maybe she could grasp
the phantom thread of her future
before it was lost in the grain.
go on, off to Never Land, my dear; you don't want to grow up
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LadyBrookeCelebwen Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is lovely! I really like all the imagery in it. :D
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you dear :hug:
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LadyBrookeCelebwen Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :hug:
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ChillhYoh Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
Very beautiful, love the illustration you portrayed here. ^v^
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you so much!! :D
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ChillhYoh Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
Quite welcome. ^v^
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butter-holiday Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
"She wanted to slip between the seams of time
and see what she was weaving toward."

and

"They must have chosen a pattern
too small; she wasn't cut out for all this confusion.
Each day a patchwork of choices unfolded
but her threadbare wisdom
couldn't keep her on course."

Brilliant. This just flows together so well :)
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
awww :blushes:
Thank you so much!!
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Supach Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you havesuch a way with words, simply beautiful :love:
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:blushes: thank you very much!
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