Turning 60 today. Holy Moley. Yipes.
But I’m 24 on the inside. So there, Father Time!
To celebrate, I wrote my first Etheree for Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday. As part of the challenge, we had to use synonyms of the words begin and fresh.
how swiftly they spring
from smooth mud-pie fingers
into school girls and lovers
clasped heartbeats of newborn mothers
journeys mapped in our parchment wrinkles
to rock sweet babies in grandmother’s arms