Weeping Pine

You’re like an injured pine

standing tall in a crowded forest
honey colored sap for tears

I’ve passed you by without notice
many times before

living on the edge
a corner beggar
with an outstretched hand

I’ve made you invisible
refused to look you in the eye

Now, informed by love
I’m brave enough

to gaze upon your wounded heart
your hidden scars

and see reflections of us all
imperfect and beautiful

transformed by love

Jean E. Taddonio

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About geniecan

Born and raised in " America's finest City" received BS degree in nursing years ago... main career besides wife and motherhood ( and now a grandma)was as a hospice RN for 18 years...Take great joy in finding the good in all things and believing that " No Thing is Ordinary" the title of my blog. I am working on a children's picture book story named R-Qu.. a rock falls of his mountain. Writing poetry is one of my happiest things to do. Yoga, water aerobics,, gym exercise and walking our wheaton terrior, Finley, with my husband Jim are favorite things...oh yes...singing in the choir at Church and recognizing God as #1... are most important... I also have a home based business with magnetic and far intra red health care products..peace to all who read this, Love, Jeane
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