Definition #83 Quenby

Quenby 1975

Quenby 1975

Poem for Quenby
New Years Eve 2014

Big girl panties
Carry you to greatness:
The family sees
its independent woman
and wants to be just like you when  they grow up.

Big girl capes
Carry you farther than all the ancestors-
Even to the shores of Iceland!
it’s volcanos, starkness, and wool dainties

Big girl feet
Step in places ne’er discovered,
Leave illuminated prints
For cats to follow
For wild fairies to adorn
With moss and loam and musk.

Mom

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Catherine Johnson
    Jan 02, 2015 @ 09:33:24

    Beautiful poem and painting, Jeanne!

    Reply

  2. jeannepoland
    Jan 02, 2019 @ 10:18:46

    Reblogged this on The Vibrant Channeled Creator and commented:

    BIG is better; I’ve always known that

    Reply

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