Scarlett Treat

(1941 / Jug Fork, Mississippi)

Through Tilly's Eyes - - For Her Dad, Donall

The world was always a surprise
Through Tilly's Eyes!
She could only see the beauty
Of every sunrise,

And when the sun set in the west,
She loved it best,
For it was then she heard
The talk of the birds!

And the babble of the brook
Brought such a look
Of total glee to all
She could hear and see.

The flight of a Butterfly,
Or the hum of a bee
Was all joy to her,
And through her, to me.

Scarlett Treat
May 20,2008

Submitted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Edited: Monday, June 09, 2008

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  • Robert Howard (5/25/2008 2:36:00 PM)

    A beautiful reminder to us all to let the child within remind us of the wonders of the universe. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (5/20/2008 11:46:00 AM)

    This is delightful Scarlett, what a wonderful read, so beautifully composed and penned. The flow is great and moves one along with such grace. Excellent poem.100 from me! ! ! ! ! !
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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