Thursday, December 8, 2016

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OFF HER SHOES
She bounces into grama's house
A little girl of four
To grama's room she enters
Through the open door

With stories to tell of school and more
Of shadows, moon, planets and such

Sometimes she wears jeans and tees
Sometimes a skirt and matching top
Sometimes her hair's pinned up in clips
Always though she wears a smile

If at all she is a fairy butterfly
Her shoes she removes before her wings
OFF HER SHOES © gillena cox 2016

Blog hopping today at
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads
Bits Of Inspiration ~ Shoes
prompted by Susie Clevenger

26 comments:

  1. Ah! The blessed child.
    This is lovely.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Kerry

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  2. My goodness she looks soo cute!!❤️ Delightful read, Gillena

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  3. Grandma's angel! She gets much more than what she gives!

    Hank

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  4. What a beautiful glimpse into childhood!

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  5. How sweet is that hairband and wings! Very tenderly written.

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  6. This is so cute, Gillena. It made me smile like a happy loon. And yes, shoes should always come off before wings. If we are lucky, the wings will always stay.

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    1. Happy you dropped in Magaly

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  8. Oh that is so cute, Gillena. I love those last lines:
    'If at all she is a fairy butterfly
    Her shoes she removes before her wings'.
    I'm surprised she removes her wings at all!

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    1. 🎅happy you dropped by Kim

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  10. Thanks for dropping in to read mine Bjorn

    much love...

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  12. Butterflies don't wear shoes.. :) What a delightful piece. It makes me want to take off my shoes and grow wings. Thank you so much for writing for the prompt.

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    1. Thanks for dropping by to read mine Susie

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