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Sunday, May 08, 2016


by Peg Quinn

I avoided rhinestone flowers,
puffy hearts, love, family, glitter,
found a simple,
Hope you have a happy day!

Then, when I dropped it in
my purse, the envelope sliced
the tip of my finger.

It hurts.

Now everything I touch
reminds me of you.

Peg Quinn is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, mural and theatrical set painter, award-winning quilter and art specialist at a private school in Santa Barbara, California.