“Tarnished” by Shirley Ballard R.I.P. (87 years)

long nails and silver rings

hands that speak a gesture

for words…

silver chains around my neck

with bracelets on my arm

a silver watch that keeps

no time

Shirley Ballard (86 yrs.)

(Miss Calif. 1944)

http://www.misscalifornia.org/cbSite/cbActive/cbFormers.html

L. K. Thayer’s Foto Fetish

Thank you for all of your love

and laughter Shirley…I am happy

you are free to party now!

I love you…

your BFF Lisa 🙂

© 2o11

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5 comments

  1. lkthayer · April 13, 2011

    You always shine bright Shirley, keep writing! Love you, Lisa

  2. Lordy · April 13, 2011

    “a silver watch that keeps no time”
    Your life in memory has quite a chime

  3. Mitch · October 28, 2012

    You will miss Shirley so much Lisa…Take heart she twinkles above you with Joey in the night sky.

    XXX

  4. anniew3000 · October 29, 2012

    Your BFF forever. My heart goes out to you, Lisa.

    • lkthayer · October 29, 2012

      Thanks, love you Alexis!

      Sent from my iPhone

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