“A Passion Play” by L. K. Thayer

we twirled and we danced

she led, I followed as best I could

as memories burst forth

from childhood

in the days that turned into mirrors

when life was full of innocence

of daisy chains & training bras

hopscotch & hula hoops

can we ever recall the steps

that have been

erased by worn out saddle shoes

can we embrace

how nothing mattered

& everyday

was a passion play

L. K. Thayer

Photo by VC Ferry

All Rights Reserved

© 2010

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3 comments

  1. vc · March 9, 2010

    lovely 😉

  2. lkthayer · March 9, 2010

    Thanks VC! 🙂 Ditto!

  3. Margie G · March 10, 2010

    so redolent! having a 12-year-old i have it in my own memories and in her present. and in your lines, that dance, now.

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