Light a Path

Light a Path

A Poem by Cherrie Palmer
"

seeing your children in a dark place

"

Walking straight and standing tall


is who I am, since I was small.


Take the lead, when none is found


and soldiering true with all my might.


Coupling love to keep fear from flight.


Leaving my steps for all to see


Hoping my babes would follow me.


Strength I thought is all I need and a


Glass house for my progeny to see.


See, then do, and then become.


But nay, my steps could not be found.


Simple trues of a life tested


is not the path of the least resistant.                             


So with a timid hand and a plate of cookies


Momma will kiss the hurt away,


while you are in this darkened state.


I will not hold your age against you.


But light a path I hope will lead you.


Once illuminated


I trust to find, well planted feet


And a steadfast mind.


© 2018 Cherrie Palmer



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Added on January 29, 2018
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Cherrie Palmer
Cherrie Palmer

Bull Shoals Lake, AR



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I am a published poet and love poetry. I also have two books on Amazon Kindle: Obsession Starts with a smile, and a western The Knife That Knew No Mercy. Both stories are fast paced and entertaining.. more..

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