Thoughts while packing for a move

July 7, 2017 @ 8:26 am | Filed under: Family Adventures

That blanket I started while pregnant
Those cloth dolls I started while pregnant
That quilt I started while pregnant
That needlepoint project I started while pregnant
That round robin quilt block group I started while pregnant
That needle felting
That beading
That spinning
That scarf
So many lives
I started while pregnant

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This is just to say

I have discovered
the thank-you note
I wrote you
in 1998

and which
I never mailed
but I did stamp
and seal

Forgive me
we loved those books
so Boynton
and so dear

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Does this spark chagrin
Does this spark regret
Does this spark your life flashing before your eyes
Does this spark a memory of that time we


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  1. So much starting and stopping and stamping and striding and stiking and starting anew. So much.

    Breathe. Rewind the tape. Take the next step.

    xoxox

    • Bless. That should be ‘striking’ … (so much retyping !!)

  2. It all sparkles, is what it all does, and always will.

    xoxo

  3. Love your allusion to what I’ve long called “the plummy poem.” 🙂

    Blessings on your packing and your moving!! San Diego will miss you!!

    Warmly,
    Susanne 🙂

  4. And once again, your life makes me feel so normal. 🙂
    All the many starts, of this and that and the other. All of the many, many beginnings…

    Oh the things, oh the packing, oh the memories…

  5. Thinking of you and yours today Lissa, hoping all is going well.