Photo credit Sarah Whiley

Claire had achieved her dream.

A large family, healthy, and smart,

a house display in Southern Homes and Gardens,

enough money to maintain both.

Still she found the “hole” was not filled.

The black hole in her Universe.

Not found by microscope, nor telescope,

No CAT scan, nor MRI.

Claire popped a few pills

and reached for her drink.

She tried to recall what that old street preacher had said.

Something about the spirit.

Was her spirit dead in the hole?


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About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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1 Response to BODY, SOUL, AND SPIRIT

  1. Reena Saxena says:

    Spirits can be revived 🙂

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