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Someone Cared

by Valerie Dearling


It was just a card

popped in her door

and landed on her

unwashed floor.


No one had thought

of her for years

such kindness blurred

her vision with tears.


Christmas, birthday,

Easter time,

without a card

message or rhyme.


She clutched the mop

and washed the floor

and did not feel

alone any more.


It may seem such

a simple deed

someone cared,

That's all we need.

by Heather Atta



I looked in the mountains

I looked

In the sea

I looked

In the hollows

Where

The creepy crawlies

Be

I looked over hill

And I looked over dale

I dug in the sands

And I

Contemplated shale

I swept

Through the grass

And I

Dug through

The earth

Knowing

Not

What

I sought

But I knew

It had its worth

Eventually

Quite tired

I crawled

Into bed

I looked to my heart

And

I heard

What it said

Now

In my heart

Was calm

Twas peace

Was

Glad

For I found

In myself

What I thought

I never had