Lee Ann Schaffer
Lee Ann Schaffer Poems
|41.||Butterfly On Bruise||3/13/2005|
|42.||We Shall Be||3/14/2005|
|46.||Mean Mistress Moon||3/13/2005|
|47.||Growth, Overgrowth, Undergrowth||3/14/2005|
|48.||A Teacher's Prayer For The Lost Children||3/24/2005|
|49.||Hades To Persephone||5/8/2008|
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Hades To Persephone
Tell me that you weren’t hungry that day.
Tell me that’s not what got you to stay.
Seven seeds don’t seem like quite enough
Reason to leave a mother’s deep love.
I want to believe you had the choice;
I was hearing more than my own voice;
That you opened the palms of your hands
To offer your heart, not meet my demands.
Convince me that you want to be here;
It’s not my trick that keeps you so near.
You chose me. You love me. This is real.
No silly seven seeds sealed the deal.
Miss your mother when the door must shut;
Love and hurt when you...
Zoomin' Froo-Froo Fluff
Bloomin', not gloomin': how to get there and get there fast?
I need good transport and a chauffeur who can last.
His dreams can carry us to a fertile, glowing land.
When we get there, we'll find joy of a completely different brand.
I don't want any dead batteries or any runnin' out of gas.
All I want is for the miles behind us to amass.
We can slumber when we've found it; I won't have sleep 'til then,
But I won't mind a little side trip if he's offerin' some sin.
Paradise might not be