Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Three Word Wednesday- Perspective

Three Word Wednesday-- Perspective
Tearful, adjective: crying or inclined to cry, causing tears; sad or emotional.
Unsteady, adjective: liable to fall or shake; not firm, not uniform or regular.
Abrasive, adjective: (of a substance or material) capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing or grinding, tending to rub or graze the skin, (of a person or manner) showing little concern for the feelings of others; harsh; noun: a substance used for grinding, polishing, or cleaning a hard surface.

On an abrasive surface 
Tearful, unsteady, the little one
Walks for the first time

Abrasive words 
Cause tears
Showing unsteady relationships

Tearful, and unsteady a soldier
Leaves behind abrasive words, deeds
Home safe at last

                                          ©Sheilagh Lee February 3, 2016


  1. The passage of life in this poem Sheilagh - from our first steps to our last there are always bumps to be navigated

  2. thank you Jae Rose I thought I'd try my hand at haikus.