Firefly Healing, LLC

Six of One

“The Farmer’s Wife and the Raven” George Stubbs, 1786 (Public Domain)


What if you only have the one basket

and the eggs are about to turn


then you run faster

down that road, the less traveled one of course

because nothing can be over easy


sure enough, the basket handle breaks

as you scramble through the narrow gate

feeling cross, no, boiling with anger

and cracking jokes

are not funny anymore


now there is nothing left but for

to carry the golden prize

messier by the minute

filling your arms with determination

because there never was another choice


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