by Richard L. Provencher
3/15/2008 / Poetry
A gentleman of gray-haired
folds his morning specs
places the newspaper
on lap, wipes a sweaty brow
trailer canopy really handy when
32 C visits your porch.
Flowerpots sprinkle his rental
lot, Impatiens and
Gladiolas colouring the view
Muffins asleep at
his feet, Ida staring from the sofa
Alzheimer's taking root.
From the next trailer children voice
"Old MacDonald's Farm"
verses changed, high-pitched
laughter. A knowing
smile warms his crinkled face, of
canoeing memories, long
walks with his wife, holding hands
in the bathing warmth of
evening sun, family
A front lawn sign sums it up
Ida, John and Muffins.
Richard L. Provencher 2007
Richard enjoys writing, especially poetry. Many poems have been published in Print and Online Journals. He and his wife, Esther are co-authors of Kindle e-books which are now available on Amazon.com. They are "born again" Christians and very busy in their church, Abundant Life Victory International.
Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by Richard L. Provencher
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program.
Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer