Skin Deep.

I needed to write, so here is an Etheree and a Tanka about enduring devotion.

I

See you

My baby

Such joy you bring

Me. I do not see

What other people do.

Beauty is only skin deep

Your devotion makes my heart leap.

You may not have too pretty a face.

Who needs beauty when you can have pure grace.

*****

And you my sweet dog

Always my best support.

Happy together

We have been made immortal

Still one, a beautiful thought.

A little tribute to Emily Carr her monkey Woo and her faithful dog Billy.

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Sep 28, 2019 @ 06:33:04

    Lovely, Sis πŸ’œ

    Reply

  2. Jane Dougherty
    Sep 28, 2019 @ 11:58:38

    Lovely, Willow, and thanks for the intro to Emily Carr. I like her work very much!

    Reply

  3. Betty Hayes Albright
    Oct 02, 2019 @ 21:05:18

    A touching post, Willow. ❀️❀️

    Reply

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