Clay Under My Fingernails

 

 

She was made of Louisiana

She was made of red clay

Tiny hands molded the little angel

Shaped her outstretched arms

Perfected her crooked wings and her faceless joy

She was given perfect curls, 

a gown made of earth, and a glowing halo

She was presented to Mama as if she were made of gold

Big hands placed her into the oven 

so she would stay beautiful forever 

and she did

 
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deepinyourdreams's picture

Nice write, clay princess'

Nice write, clay princess'


"Deepinyourdreams"

Incompl's picture

Why, thank you. 

Why, thank you. 


Let your teeth show

SSmoothie's picture

This is just lovely! A real

This is just lovely! A real delight! :) 


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

Incompl's picture

Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!


Let your teeth show