Sunday, October 2, 2011

On the Wind

Photo provided by Bluebell Books

I watch my young child flourish
in all that she sees--
each orb forms a whispered wish
sent out on the breeze:

"May friends always be near you,
grow up to be strong;
joys be many, sorrows few;
may your days be long."

© Ginny  Brannan  October 2011

Written as a 7/5 Trochee, Two quatrains, alternating syllable count seven/five, abab rhyme scheme

They provide the prompt, we provide the story!


  1. This is wonderful. A lovely wish for your child. :)

  2. That is a beautiful wish for your child. So inspiring and uplifting.

  3. This poem is lovely and sounds a great deal like a blessing.


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