|The Picture (standard:poetry, 91 words)|
|Author: kendall thomas||Added: Nov 13 2003||Views/Reads: 2407/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|"That which is essential is invisible to the eye."~ Saint Exupery|
~The Painting~ by Jack Straw . she spent her life kneading dough but her heart billowed like a sail as her eyes followed the gilt-framed eagle over the windy crest . her stew was praised by all her blueberry muffins ‘mouthwatering' . when she died they put on her stone enclosed between two mourning doves ‘good wife and mother' . but could they have known the longings that once simmered in that now still heart they would have been as amazed as an explorer finding footprints on the sands of Mars Tweet
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