#Nature, #Summer, Childhood, Family, Poetry

Olly Olly Oxen Free

Time gathered

And held close to my day

Framed by an open window

And a glorious garden gate

Overspreading sapphire blue morning glories

And red geramiums dancing in the dew

Summer oscillating

Right in tune with porch floor fans

Making a most gentle breeze

Nap time declared

Tucked in by my childhood memories

Clothesline laundry waving back at me

I chase white puffy clouds across blue blue skies

Ground cover made of Concord grapes, blueberries & mulberries

Forever mulberry stains

My bare feet, hands and face

Memories fill the afternoon air

I with a care free heart

Time is stolen

And I ~


brought back home!

3 thoughts on “Olly Olly Oxen Free”

    1. Oh hello Claudia! Thanks for stoping in to read my morning write! Sending you warm kindness today and a wish for your upcoming trip to Scotland! Enjoy! Again thank you for your kind words – joanie

      On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Shadowleaves on Lake Ann wrote:



    2. Claudia thank you so much for your kind words! ~ I had a wonderful childhood lots so brothers & sisters & neighborhood kids to play with ~


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