Posts Tagged ‘life’

When I was young,
I had a purple Chivas Regal bag
filled with glass marbles.

Boulders and pee wees, steelies, cat’s eyes and crystals.
Childhood treasures quickly lost in the playground dust.

When I am old,
I will carry my treasures closer to my heart.

Perfect crystalline moments
captured from the tumbling kaleidoscope of life.

The squeak and bite of a Saskatchewan winter,
the haven of a friend’s arms,
puppy love and a baby’s first cry.

Triumph’s and embarrassments,
tragedy and simple pleasures.

Crystal gems in a rich living mosaic.


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