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To Tricia

There’s the tree now.


She sees a beautiful silver sheen on the blackness of the Tay
A tree stands up in silhouette as if pointing the way
For Tricia running along with zest
Her heart a pounding in her chest

In the distance the dolphins leap
Gliding and diving into the deep
Watched over by the gulls who call out
Their musical murmurs clearer than shouts

Does their freedom mock our solitude
Or are we the mockers with no excuse
Who thought the world was ours to use
But our beautiful land we did abuse

The spring is here and black birds nest
The cherry blossoms flower
They speak of the fleeting nature of life
Love, sorrow and power

So thanks to Mother Nature for this cheer
And welcoming us as guests
Now we must use our power
To give back what was lent
Shirley Costello Gibson 04.04.2020 copyright

By shirgib123

Hi there, I am 70 yrs old and retired. I have been in isolation with my husband for five weeks. We took the decision with our daughters to do this as things at that point were not looking so good. I have taken to writing poetry and limericks. This keeps my mind occupied and some people actually like most of them. I will also be show casing my daughter Wendy's [Gibberz Creations] beautiful machine embroidered items. I hope you enjoy my page.

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