Saturday, May 16, 2009

A Work of Art

photograph by Heather Murry Anderson ©2009; All rights reserved

A Work of Art
©2003 Susan Noyes Anderson; His Children; Vantage-Point Press

A little girl
A laugh, a sigh
A sparkle in
A soft, blue eye

A little shy
A little bold
A secret kept
A story told

A hand to hold
A lock to curl
A daisy chain
A skip, a twirl

A little girl
A woman's start
A work of grace
A work of art

photograph by Heather Murry Anderson ©2009; All rights reserved


Jill said...

I like the line, "A little shy, a little bold". That sure sums up lots of little people I know.

Heather Anderson said...

I LOVE it! We make a good team!

Heather Anderson said...

Jeremiah said, "is there one about me?"

Sue said...

Tell him I'll make him one, but that I already had this poem written...

karen said...

Beautiful, Sue - I'm kind of in awe. I do this because I like to write, but you have actually written books. I feel all shy now. I liked this poem - I'm sure it's about one particular little girl, but it could be about most of us and the little girls we love.

jen said...

That one goes on my favorites list

Momza said...

"a lock to curl"...
love those.
Beautiful words to compliment a tender picture. word verification: phorte as in this is your forte

Lisa said...

I agree with Karen that this poem is about the little girls we love. BEAUTIFUL, thank you for sharing your talent with us.

KC Mom said...

Just Beautiful!

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