ONE OF A KIND

Before I die,
I want to carve out
a niche in life
that's mine
and mine alone.
I want to hew it
from unique timbers,
shape it with
eccentric fingers,
so that when I'm gone
no one will dare try
to fill my shoes --
or even want to.

Copyright 1994 Ruth Gillis

Published in
Moments In Time
October 1994

 



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