Thursday, January 10, 2013

Shanty-time: The Invitation

by Jim Rapp
I do love the early morning;
It is such a quiet time.
And on mornings like this,
when I awake with a clear mind,
I draw all hearts to mine
and look forward to the coming day.

I've got a pot of "warm" simmering;
steaming on the cook stove’s rear plate,
and I've just called across the holler
to let all know my Shanty’s open;
you are welcome – come and sit a spell,
sipping “warm” and sharing food for thought.

Sure hope you have some time to share.

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