For Allison

Dragonfly

Hope…

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

Advertisements

Image

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!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

“Dragonflies are real!”

In loving memory of Allison Delaney Walker July 2, 1996 - April 18, 2012
Follow Me on Pinterest
Grants.gov Community Blog

Connecting the grant community to #LearnGrants

JamesMSama.com

Bringing dignity and integrity back to dating & relationships.

Running For Real

A community of runners led by elite runner, Tina Muir, coming together through Real Talk, Real Support, Real Encouragement

Audiobook Creation Exchange Blog (ACX)

Audiobook Creation Exchange

semi-rad.com

The relentless pursuit of the everyman's (and everywoman's) adventure. By Brendan Leonard

Vanessa Runs

Author. Nomad. Trail geek. Empath.

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction

Thought Catalog

Thought Catalog is a digital youth culture magazine dedicated to your stories and ideas.

Veterans Writing Project

A great WordPress.com site

Brain Pickings

An inventory of the meaningful life.

Red Bull Rising

Experimental writing

Men with Pens

Experimental writing

Writing Forward

Experimental writing

Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

Stories for Invisible Friends

Experimental writing

The Courage 2 Create

This is the story of me writing my first novel...and how life keeps getting in the way.

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: