once

~

thin strands
of grey
are all that’s left of
once thick curvy
locks of red
that fell smoothly
over
shoulders
and overturned
hearts
now warmed
by the beauty
she holds
within her own

~
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nancy marie davis

Nancy Marie Davis wine label illustrations, photography, mixed media, poetry and study in love.

11 Comments

  1. You said so much in just a few words, not an easy thing to do and communicate so beautifully.I always feel that gray is earned and should be worn as a crown of achievemrnt…but of course I never had… once thick curvylocks of redthat fell smoothlyovershouldersIt sounds beautiful and I'll bet that sometimes you still see it in the mirror…Thanks for the image, I love it.

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