Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

grieving -

This day is so beautiful that it is odd to reach for words to comfort someone who lost her son because of the war in Iraq, but I do, because that is here, too.  I hear the garbage trucks roaming the valley this morning.  If only it were so easy to get rid of pain, put it in a bin, brown for garbage, blue for recycling, and green for disconnected plant life.

I offer this poem to my friend.



There are no words,

only the songs of birds,

and the laying of hard shells,

that will one day


and fly.


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