Secrets

“I’m afraid ” my grand child said

As thoughts of a virus ran through her head

Her little eyes seemed so full of fear

As I whisperd “God, I need you here”

“What do I say when I feel the same way

About this world right now, today”

I told her a funny story of long long ago

When winter sent way too much snow

How they canceld schools and told everyone

To stay at home till clean up was done.

Then I told her how my grandma was two

When her whole family lived through the Spanish flu.

And I told her a secret she had to keep

(To ease her mind and help her sleep.)

I said “lets agree right here and now

That God will keep us safe somehow.”

I promiced to paint and draw,do crafts and  clays

makeing  memories of being home together for days..

I said “promice me and I’ll promise you

We will leave it to God ,He knows what to do”

Then we put Christmas lights up everywhere

To remind us to keep Faith in the secrets we share.

 

~ by connetta on March 20, 2020.

7 Responses to “Secrets”

  1. Thanks all of you. I tend not to talk when people commit. I do this because I saw that it erraced a comment in my comment area every time i commented.
    I hate erracing people’s comments ..I wish people would poem me back when they comment…I have over a thousand posts with poems. And I have one rule I try to follow. Nothing negative or depressing.

  2. Spectacular poem, enjoyed reading it. If you want to read some poems about nature, check out my blog-https://bloomingthoughts.home.blog
    And keep up the good work!

  3. This is a wonderful poem, Connie. 🙂💕

  4. Beautiful

  5. Beautifully evoked

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