Posted by: maureenc | March 9, 2017

In Hope, a poem for Thursday

Reblogged from another online friend In honour of International Women’s day. Thank youGilly

Lucid Gypsy

This Thursday instead of Lazy Poet, I’m re-posting a poem I wrote a few years ago, for International Women’s Day. Yes I know that was yesterday, but you know me by now, the other week that I got the day wrong for wordless Wednesday, and the syllable count wrong for LP!

In Hope

Cast aside your veil

Turn your face to the sun

Gather round the hearth

Your work today is done

Your sisters draw near

Feet planted to earth

They no longer fear

The lone walk on the trail

Your children breathe free

The mountains clear air

Well nourished with plenty

And wind blown away care

Your abundance is here

Take love in your stride

Future perfect and clear

Go forward with pride

Cast aside your veil

And no longer hide

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  1. Good morning, Maureen. I hope you are having a good week. Here in Lisbon we’ve had a sunny week with increasing temperatures.

  2. Thanks again Maureen, you’re very kind 🙂


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