Bull’s Eye!

Oh, ye who wields my soul

Sharp tongue that bites and stings –

And leaves a cut that draws life blood

With your poignant edge you sing

Slice through the air, slice through the wood

…to fall upon the floor

A toss too weak for it to stick

“To victory!” then I swore!

I grip your neck more tightly too

And swing conviction free

The target stands, a fortress tall

That masticated slice of tree!

Solid iron meets the wall

…and tossed triumphantly

A throw too high, a throw too fast

Brings you quickly back to me!

I raise you up behind my head

A furrow crossed my brow

My focus lean, my limbs were still

As still as they’d allow

My blood it coursed right through my brain

A steely look had I –

The axe – it soared – an angry edge

This time was not awry

A solid thump, it landed firm

A satisfying try!

For there it stood in clear daylight

I had landed my first bull’s eye!

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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7 Responses to Bull’s Eye!

  1. pixieannie says:


  2. Now this is a wonderful new adventure!!!!! 🙂

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