If I Could Hold My Mind,
Like a Baby Chicken
by Alice B. Clagett
If I could hold
my mind, like a baby chicken,
Cupped softly in the warm darkness
of my two hands,
I would hazard a
Oh, my dear mind, I am so grateful
Oh, my dear mind, come, let me love you!
Sleep softly now in this heart of mine.
--a gift of love, January 1, 2012
photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2016