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Missing Home
Patricia Williams


Alone in a faraway place
with no one to share thoughts

and no one to share mutual memories,
despondency flourishes.††††

Missing the familiar,
I look at the moon and feel comforted,

knowing my loved ones

see the same light overhead.

This poem first appeared in the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Calendar.
Used here with the authorís permission.

Patricia Williams is retired after teaching art and design at the university level for more than 30 years. She now enjoys exploring the world of creative writing, believe that art and poetry are natural partners in the creative examination of life and living. Patricia's poetry has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies in the U.S. and England. She lives in the countryside with her husband and is a member of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. Her collection, Midwest Medley, is scheduled for release in late 2018 by Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press.



Post New Comment:
I've felt those feelings...beautifully stated.
Posted 04/19/2016 08:59 AM
Lovely. The same sun shines on all, warming the heart.
Posted 04/17/2016 05:30 PM
I love this!
Posted 04/17/2016 01:07 PM
Lori Levy:
Beautiful sentiment.
Posted 04/17/2016 10:38 AM
Posted 04/17/2016 05:49 AM
This is simply beautiful.
Posted 04/17/2016 04:09 AM

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