Deborah Wilkie


Deborah Wilkie Poems

1. Reflections 3/14/2009
2. The Circle 4/4/2009
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The Circle

The Circle

The circle reduces
It shrinks
A card
A candle
I weep
The circle reduces.

The family weakens
It is small
A lunch
A bottle of wine
I weep
The family weakens

The rock is there
It shelters me
Washed by life’s emotions
It gives succour and care
It nurtures my soul

The years pass by
I cannot believe
They hold their own comfort
And I am still me.

The circle reduces
Its links forged anew
With friendship and joy
Replenished.

That circle of family
Sorely lost and missed
Are never ...

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