Hands freckled from brilliant sun,
a whole lifetime spent being a mom
wiping tears from dirty cheeks,
soothing bleeding scraped knees.
These hands, now wrinkled with age
still toiling in the garden
writing and composing
a rich life ’til another turn of the page
©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg
Linda Lee Lyberg is an author, poet, wife, and mother. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years and her dog, Ricky Bobby who loves to go real fast. She writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. Several of her works have appeared in various anthologies and online literary magazines.
You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com and her Amazon Author Page