>a child of triumph writer’s island #34-triumph

>Hiding in a book … to drown
the vicious voices from the other room.
Paper – crayons
lined up on a table,
your amiable friends.
Where pictures of princesses
escape to love.
Music from a jewellry box with its tiny ballerina,
a melody to float you away.
Frilly dresses – dainty socks – patent leather shoes.
Still the sounds of discontent fill a lonely house
… a child who survived along the way.
Now you build paper castles to show the world
where happiness lies within prism walls …


8 responses to “>a child of triumph writer’s island #34-triumph

  1. >Pamela, such a sad poem, but so beautifully written. Lovely images.

  2. >Yes Viv it is a bit sad. Thanks for the comment.Pamela

  3. >My favourite line: Paper – crayonslined up on a table,your amiable friends.Just heartbreaking.

  4. >So poingant and really beautifully written.

  5. >Here is the end of the year awards 4 you, enjoy! End of The Year Awards 4 Friends of Jingle or Jingle Poetry CommunityMerry Christmas and Happy New Year!Your support has been a delight to us, at this time of the year, We wish you all the best ! Link up to 3 poems to our potluck today, We send blessings all the way to brighten your day!

  6. >A little Tilly.Pamela

  7. >Thank you Deborah.Pamela

  8. >Wow, very well done. I am not sure how I didn't come across your work before being associated with Jingle but this was stellar! You can bet I will check in more often now!

I appreciate all comments.

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