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Coupons and sales magazines
have become more than just junk mail
and the holes in my pants
seem more patchable
and I wonder just how much
my sparse jewelry would fetch
if I said I saw the face of Jesus
in the glimmer of my pearls.
I am beginning to miss the sea I grew up on
so much that I will read bad poetry
just for the mention of a salty ocean breeze.
I feel landlocked and sometimes I'm afraid
that I will never see the world
until I have retired from it.
Faith says her life is full of asking.
I wish mine were full of answers,
but I too have many questions
and only Time will answer them for me.
My mother just turned sixty
and her eyes when she looks at herself
in pictures from the '70s
makes me realize
that my time, however long,
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Cloud's birthday was just a few days away and I couldn't think of anything to give him, he had already claimed my heart, he had done for years actually but that was unknown to him. Because I'm such a coward when it comes to emotions have been unable to tell him how I feel. However that does not mean I've not tried usually through little things but when it came to buying or rather giving Cloud a gift I have no clue what to give him.
I happened to have a few errands to run in town before I had to open the bar. I had been walking through the new market when I came across a stall I had never seen before. The store was covered with exquisite jewellery and the odd weapon. Then as I browsing the man that owned the store spoke up.
"Excuse me Miss, I would just like to let you know that we also make custom weapons and jewellery if you don't see anything you like I can happily make something for you" the man told me. I suddenly knew exactly what I would get Cloud and I w