April Rains

Silver-tongued devil.
You’ve talked your way back
into my first thoughts
charmed your way back
into my last thoughts
and into in-between thoughts and
my prayers
as though you never left at all
as   though   I   never   did
as if those years
were moments
and the tears
a gentle rain
slaking my parched soul.

About Sharon

Like anyone who lives long enough, I have experienced great loss and survived. I am convinced that my survival depends on my own participation in creating the reality I am living in, and I am determined to be a thoughtful and active participant/creator. These writings are my way of documenting that creation. As the song goes, "I will survive!" I chose the title Staying Vertical because I find that surviving isn't just staying on my feet physically. Keeping my thoughts and emotions on the vertical plane keeps me alive and moving forward. Thanks for joining me!
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