Poem By Elizabeth Russell

Your hand in mine
Makes me feel whole
Encourages me
To continue
Just a little longer –
Until the next time
You hold me

Comments about Peter

Elizabeth, you are so cool a poet. I loved this poem. I should show it to peter too. Peace.
Gyp's is right, this lady can write...
Elizabeth, You are sooooooo GOOD! I think I hate you. Not really of course. I think your work is wonderful. Gypsy

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