Farm-girl~#3tc #poetry #themagicshop

The dawn has begun again

She knows her role

A daughter of the farm

Full-time hours before her needs

 

 

Many mouths scream for breakfast before her own

The buffet for livestock

This life of haystacks and grit labeled her

Fourteen working full-time

 

 

Sweat before the school bus

The unattainable sits around her here

polished nails, current clothes

Differences exclude the exhausted

 

She dreams of the dance

A lighted stage free of mud

Boots become ballet shoes

She’ll leave that barnyard for the ballet one day

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This piece was inspired by the three thing challenge prompt: hay stack, scream, ballet shoes

https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/three-things-challenge-06-sept-2018/

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