For Allison



is a dragonfly that opens its wings

or steps onto life’s stage and fearlessly sings.

Hope is a smile

When you want to ask why;

It’s the sun’s breaking rays

Through a once cloudy sky.

Hope is a flower

That springs up between weeds;

It’s a word that can be spelled out

In both letters and deeds.

It’s the laughter

The innocence

The love so true;

Hope is the mem’ries

That will last a lifetime through.

Copyright  © 2012 by Lysa M. White



2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Elizabeth
    Sep 07, 2012 @ 07:36:06

    I love the poem so much, Lysa. I thought about asking you if I could use it on those “Thank You” cards I’ve never done. Love you!


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