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50.
The life of a mom
Is an infinite stream
Of things you’d rather not do

The school work, phone calls, and
Guinea pig cages
And vomiting always twixt midnight and two

It is painful and vexing
Exhausting and torture
The artist in me nearly dies

But I love them, they’re great
They’re funny and mine
And I see the world new through their eyes

(12/3/2016)

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This song, an adaptation of Pete Seeger’s I HAD A ROOSTER, is a fun musical game.

 

A moment or two from LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH captured by Ms. Anctil:

 

49.
A house is just a fancy nest
That is really that
A place to cook your food
A place to hang your hat

But what we do inside the walls
Creates reality
So make it good, for a better world
Outside, for you and me

(11/30/2016)

48.

11/30/2016
Marching with worries in the rain
Even as my brain plays
Forever Young on a continuous loop

The benedictions are a useful and good

And Christmas is coming
Here and there houses sprout twinkly decorations
Inside the coffee shop, Vince Guaraldi’s piano jubilantly whirls

Discombobulated by the dueling of rumination and reveling
I sit to catch up on the news
A friend’s eulogy for her father
Cleans up the mess in my head
She writes, “I hope you will know him through me. I will strive to be a shining – albeit imperfect – example of the love that he embodied.”

As time is like ether
I’m out again in the rain
Caffeinated and with marching orders
Strive and shine
Pay love forward
So generously given me
To others

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The Marvelous Toy
Words and Music by Tom Paxton
Illustrated by Steve Cox

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maria had a little llama
Maria Had a Little Llama/María Tenía una Llamita
Written and Illustrated by Angela Dominguez
Sing to the Tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb
ISBN 978-0-8050-9333-9

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Maria Had a Little Llama (chord chart for SBWE)
Written and Illustrated by Angela Dominguez
Sing to the Tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb
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Goodness and Love
Words and Arrangement by Emily Gleichenhaus
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