A Poem For Today

I have been feeling a little lonely lately and I wrote a poem about it.  I hope you enjoy it.

 

I Wonder 

The midsummer sun beams down on my porch,

As I look into the backyard desert. I summon the

Loud silence. Nobody to visit. My neighbors are

On rest. I’m leaning on my walker, gazing into

The land beyond.

 

Is this what happens when you get older with a condition?

Solitude? Isolation from your world? Or is this temporary,

And will I attend a lavish banquet later? Will I have more

Adventures later? Will the Prince come or is this it? Will

I have a Cinderella wedding or will I be a maid?

 

And I say. Please, let me turn Prince Charming’s head.

He’s the one I want to be with. I would sift through the wind

And rain for him. I wonder what he would be like if it did work out.

 

Now I sit here and wonder if I am a slave for life,

One that can’t go to the ball? One that will never

Wear a glass slipper or dance with Prince Charming?

Or will I see that everything is possible and will he

Come for me on his white horse and live with me happily

Ever after?

 

And I say. Please, let me turn Prince Charming’s head.

He’s the one I want to be with. I would sift through the wind

And rain for him. I wonder what he would be like if it did work out.

 

Now all the pretty girls are getting married and settling down.

And my life is clouded with rain and dense fog because I don’t

Have a crown yet. They are all getting ready for the ball with

Their dates. And I’m sitting home with my dog thinking,

“I hope a better wind is coming as the lonely howls of wind cease.”

 

And I say. Please, let me turn Prince Charming’s head.

He’s the one I want to be with. I would sift through the wind

And rain for him. I wonder what he would be like if it did work out.

 

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