I ran for the Chapstick mom keeps in her purse.
My lips were so chapped that they couldn’t feel worse!
I dug through her handbag and pulled it out quickly,
then sighed in relief as I smeared it on thickly.
I felt so much better I almost rejoiced.
My painful, dry lips were now mended and moist.
My dad burst out laughing. My mom looked amused.
Her Chapstick was lost. That was lipstick I’d used.
I walk to find
A peace of mind
By the water’s edge,
River bursting from the rain
Still it feels the same
White feathered friends
Swim by my side
Like a dedicated friend, one so kind
Creating ripples, causing no harm
Creating ripples of calm
A window of still life
Walking by the waters side
A gust of wind now picks up my hair,
I’m in a place where I really don’t care
We should all take the time
To go somewhere tranquil
To find a peace of mind
Why not check out
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