I Wish

I wish that sometimes I just might

Live life less deeply and basque in delight

To see the world and not dig in

To think things through – no need to win

I wish for light, for wisps of air

To walk so lightly without a care

Were I to shed my memories

To live today, my life at ease

I wish for happy and glory-filled days

Where one can drink upon which we gaze

A sip or two just here and there

No worry, no haste, no burden to wear

I wish my thoughts could drift away

And bring me to a place of play

Where life is simple and care-free

Where you are you and I am me

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About inmycorner

This blog began as an opportunity to tell my Dad's stories. I sat with him and the computer and together we told stories. It was a wonderful way to get to know Dad. He was 9. He and Mom had a wonderful life together and since she passed away a year and a half before him - Dad was ready to join her. I no longer tell his stories but have found stories of my own. The impetus to resume this blog was the discovery that I had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Since blogging had been so therapeutic for my dad and I to get through our grief, I felt maybe this would be a good outlet to process my situation. I also hoped it may serve as an outreach to anyone else who is facing this very ominous journey. So far, so good.
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3 Responses to I Wish

  1. Tom Graves says:

    You are not alone in these thoughts! Even King David said “…O that I had wings like a dove! For then, I would fly away and be at rest.” Psalm 55:6

  2. inmycorner says:

    Seems even more appropriate today.

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