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Pink Petals

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title Pink Petals
Description PINK PETALS Lillian H. Armstrong Fox Senior Honorable Mention Poetry Daylight, shimmering through the patterned drapes, Crisscrosses a design on the polished table. Where stands a vase of pink peonies Shedding petals Warm sunlight spreads to the bed where she sleeps Bringing a youthful glow to her delicate cheeks. Touching the silver-gray curls that tumble Over her pillow She awakes and reaches for her companion Of ninety-nine years a wooden crutch As long as memory this crutch has been a passport To a mobile life In her cold, dark childhood days, she had loathed the crutch, as she lay for years in gray homespun Easing the pain of a crushed and Broken leg Now she has outlived self-pity. She can laugh al destiny, She is grateful for the strength This old wooden crutch Gives to her She pushes aside the dainty covers That match the textured walls, She rises to her feet and places The wooden form Under her arm Pausing beside the peonies She reaches out her aging hands And bathes them in the fallen petals " 1 always loved pink." she says. Then she smiles 1
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Identifier 011_Pink Petals.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326222