Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Little did they know ....

The three were known for venturing out.
Not ones for being in.
Their coats and gloves made them warm.
The hats and scarfs made them mad.
The buns they wore kept them tight.
The frames of life they adored.

I knew about them.
They made their mark.
Little did they know.
That someday we would write about them,
As they stood there in the snow.

What makes a woman real ?
I think it's her attitude.
The wrinkles in her skin tell all.
The things she did and knew.

No color could express the mood.
The one that they brought out.
The joy they felt each day
to be a woman in the snow.

~ JC ~
(I wrote this quick.
Busy today but wanted to get this out.
I love photos from the past.)


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10 comments:

Tess Kincaid said...

A woman in the snow. I love that. I want to be one.

Lori at Jarvis House said...

You are a better woman than I am. Today it is sleeting on Long Island. I dare not venture out with my car. Staying at home catching up on e-mails, making another batch of Chicken Soup, listening to the news radio, making plans to visit Kiawah Island, Charleston, South Carolina. It is peaceful to be home.

Noll said...

Bravo!!! Well done!

Darlene said...

Another thing we have in old photos, I have one I will take a picture of and post. Kareen has all the others one I found. We have sleet and rain, snow on the way.

Remington said...

Great post! I love your writing!

janis said...

beautiful... oh to inspire one. maybe one day i will...

Helen said...

Oh...your second stanza is magic! I really enjoyed your poem.

Reflections said...

Wonderful write. Love the feel of the second stanza... Love the attitudes projected, captured in a single moment in time.

Jingle said...

your words are magical.
lovely characterizing..

Cad said...

No color could express the mood

My Mgpie would beg to differ! LOL

There comes a time in your life when you walk away from all of the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right and pray for those who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of life, getting back up is living.

~ Jose N. Harris

Characters In My Garden

Purr Gang ~ My five cats

Cats ~ Al, Ashton Rosevelt, Jasmine Marie, Riley Andrew & Meredith Ann

Fur Gang ~ Jodie Isabella and Sally Jean
(The Original member, Sweet Bella is in memory only now. Maddy Jean, another original member, past away in August of 2014)

Mr. Boatman ~ my husband who likes boats

DD ~ my daughter who graduated and is now out living in the real world

DS or Dson ~ my son is studying computer science and math



Maddy Jean & Bella

Maddy Jean & Bella
Both gone but never forgotten

Jodie Isabella

Jodie Isabella

Al

Al
I adopted him from our local Humane Society

Ashton

Ashton
Adopted from my local horse supply store

Jasmine

Jasmine
I adopted her from Purrfect Pals

Riley

Riley
I adopted him from the local Humane Society

Meredith Ann

Meredith Ann
I adopted her from Purrfect Pals