Shirley Alexander

(12-05-1953 / Somewhere under heaven, Georgia, USA)

A Perfect Picture


I am rearranging old books on a shelf.
Sunbeams fall onto the dust of my stirrings,
forming soft rolling pillars of glitter
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  • Shirley Alexander (4/20/2013 11:28:00 AM)

    Thank you. A child with Down Syndrome is a gift from heaven. He gives me a reason to smile, regardless of what else is happening in my life. (Report) Reply

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