POWDER PUFF WORDS
She’s staying at the “Laurels.”
At Obleness her nurse was “Summer.”
Amazing what a difference
words can make.
“Mimosa,” the pink blooms, the lacy
leaves, an apron of delight.
Words become painted with use.
But how explain the loveliness
As a newbie at the door, two
questions are problematic.
If worse comes to worse, should I
be resusitated? (Ask the kid who was
cut out of my will).
And…how much pain do I feel,
(No pain, no gain. Don’t hurt enough,
nothing to soothe).