gift of another day

predawn
and watching
the sky grow light
gift of another day
to read and write

books on the shelf
supported by each other
kindness of friends

favorite old poems

CREATIVE NOTE: I received the Summer 2019 WestWard Quarterly, The Magazine of Family Reading.

Begonia planter and hosta near Lake Michigan
Photos by Karl – July 29, 2019

Ellen Grace Olinger