Local poet’s poem, ‘Reaching’

Published 12:32 pm Friday, September 28, 2012

Reach back in memory to those you’ve loved
But now have lost, to travel forth and
Reach some end, before the years are tossed.
Reach up to strive for all you seek, as goals
Wear out and aim is weak.  Reach out with open arms
Encircle what is light, to share your knowledge or
Your skill; inspire and ignite. Speak a language of the
Heart, connect with all when you’re apart
And love each second as your own to keep or give
Away, and from within the spirit smiles its happiness
Each day. Life alone delivers us in
Unpredicted ways for time erases
What was once, and many yesterdays.
– Janet Jamison (2002)

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