One Deep Breath: Common Ground

28 May

Ruthie up the stairs

Your first steps away from me
are sure, strong, and true.
I shall not fear the future.
Storms may loom ahead.
We’ll find our way through tough years
and meet back on common ground.

More Common Ground poems at One Deep Breath.
All content written by Liza Lee Miller unless otherwise noted.
© 2007, Liza Lee Miller. Creative Commons License

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8 Responses to “One Deep Breath: Common Ground”

  1. Crafty Green poet 29 May, 2007 at 1:01 pm #

    Lovely sentiments. Here’s to many future meetings on common ground.

  2. Becca 29 May, 2007 at 1:28 pm #

    May you always share common ground with this one you love…

    Beautiful haiku 🙂

  3. Megan 29 May, 2007 at 7:10 pm #

    i want to walk right into that photo. great shot & wise words…we move apart, we move back together. nice job.

  4. Clare 29 May, 2007 at 9:23 pm #

    This is SO good. The lines “We’ll find our way through tough years/ and meet back on common ground” are beautiful and really touched my heart. And the photo is really sweet.

  5. Quietpaths 30 May, 2007 at 1:10 pm #

    Just beautiful; photo and poem both. We have kids; I know what that feels like.

  6. Sandy 30 May, 2007 at 1:13 pm #

    Yes, that is exactly what happens between mother and daughter. Just remember that during the teen years! Great poem.

  7. BEG 1 June, 2007 at 12:35 pm #

    Lovely. When I first saw this picture I *knew* it would show up here with a poem and you didn’t disappoint! 🙂

  8. Shelley 4 June, 2007 at 7:29 pm #

    These kinds of prophecies have a way of becoming self-fulfilling.

    Let’s hope, and thank you.

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