My Little World

Posted: November 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

My little world

Is walls

With art

And pictures


Is space

With things

Given to me

From my childrens’ hands


Is tidy

And cared for

And looked after

And never taken for granted


Is warm

Or cold

As I need it to be

As I choose it to be

Just right


Is comfortable

In its shabby way

Things of old

Things of yesterday

Always a seat

Empty and waiting


Is safe

The lock on the door is broken

And always stays locked

All by itself

I don’t know why

That’s how broken things are


My little world

Likes to keep me in it

Sheltered from the noise

And the mess

And the scary things

All around it

My little world

My little place

My little home


Coventry CT


  1. dani says:

    it’s a wonderful gift when one’s home can make you happy.

  2. Becky says:

    Always lovely, like you.

  3. OpinionsToGo says:

    Joanne, I can’t tell you just how wonderful this piece is. I saw you and your little world…so simply stated, but conveying so much!

    • Thanks so much Joanne. You are always so supportive of my simple little poems. It just rolled out in a few seconds. I truly appreciate the time you took to stop by to read and comment. It means so much to me. xo

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