The Leaf

Your fragile beauty caught my eye

As by the pond I padded by

Bold red against sky so blue

Your thin skin worn through and through

Tattered and bruised, your surface scorched

Still shining brightly like a torch

In your last days, a parting gift

Before the wind sever you swift

And you fall to the crisp dry ground

Screaming without making sound

copyright 2012

About danardoyle

I am a Catholic, working wife and mother. I have three children ages 10, 16 and 23. I am extremely busy, as you can imagine. I aim each and every day to put God first in my life, to teach my children the Faith, to be a supportive spouse, keep the house in order, and do my job outside of the home well, too. That's an impossible task - without Divine intervention! Here, I hope to share my triumphs and struggles with other working moms in the same boat. I will share the tools I have discovered to making it all work - most days!
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