2nd Sat Strollers

By 2ndSatStrollers

it might light the way

Here's another Maura Dooley poem - this one taken from the pictured 2008 collection ... very glad I've recently discovered her writing:


We had been a long time busy
a little sad maybe,
then I said something dry
perhaps you’d call it

and you laughed
                               in a way
that made me
                           stop and stare.

Sudden, rich and startling
                                 it turned my head
and such a flood of happiness was there

that here was something I could do.
Something I’d forgotten I could do.

Here, take it from me,
                                              breathe on it
till it shines
                       and on a darker day
we might see the world more kindly
through it                 it might light the way.


Maura Dooley (1957 - )


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