Wednesday, November 2, 2011

To Look At Me

To look at me, no one would know.
That each thing I see, I think about.
I make details and colors.
Why they walked this way
and what the sky was like.

Told stories as a child.
Wrote them in notebooks
while riding home on the bus.
Told everyone I'd do it
if only I could find a job.

Everyone has a story.
It's just mine to tell.
A twist of life.
A swirl of wind.

Everything is different
at least in my version.

So, as I walk I see it all.
Nothing misses my filters.

Always quiet but watching.

~ JC ~
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5 comments:

Junior and Orion said...

Very lovely.

Thank you for the kind words about Sammy. Meowm will be worried for awhile, but she will get thru it.

Mr Puddy said...

Seem like this poem is suit for me !
Thank you for your visited and your kind words.
Hugs to you
Thank You

Remington said...

Beautiful....

The Darker Side Of Geeez said...

Very Nice!

Catherine said...

Such beautiful words!
xo Catherine

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