Nancy Vorkink Poems
|1.||Exhale In The Morning||5/10/2006|
|2.||All In The Mind||5/10/2006|
|6.||Beloved, I Wait||5/10/2006|
|9.||Aftermath Of A Move||5/10/2006|
|10.||Daniel, My Son||5/10/2006|
|11.||Tribute To Ma Nessie||5/10/2006|
|13.||Prose Poem Birthday Retreat||5/10/2006|
|14.||3: 52 Mst Denver||5/10/2006|
All In The Mind
All in the Mind
Is life a game -
We play to win in the mind?
Yesterday the Great Pretender pulled
The wool tightly, lengthened the story.
Sadly, with bright eyes, it
Touched many people.
Today Lonely Girl moved outside
Weary eyes looked up to the sky
A spirit reached down
She hesitated to reach this light.
Two personas of the mind
Play tag, in prime time
Catch me if you can
Says one to the other.
“I can do anything, ” the one said.
“I am ...
The bristle and the bark
Scared us children
Why did he yell so, and
Why did he get so mad,
His face turned red,
We felt unsafe.
Father took off, just took off
Down the dirt road