Wholely Holly — an accidental quadrille re-named when nobody visited

It’s freezing tonight.

A rubber-backed pad

and a blue blanket

from my own bed

cover the  offspring

of its parent holly

which  froze to death

last year.  I don’t want

to lose another one,

so I swaddle  it under

neath my old

person’s walker.

 

About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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