‘the golden road’

One of our writers, who has been a regular member of our writinginside group since February of this year, left prison just prior to this week’s circle. We are so proud of her ongoing hard work to heal herself through treatment before she returns to her home community. As a parting gift, she left the following poem asking us to share it with the group:

One last poem
as I prepare to go:
your words like gems
mean more than you’ll ever know.

So goodbye to you, my trusted friends,
people I’m lucky to have met;
my time is at an end
but you, I won’t forget.

From you I’ve learned so much
with all your sweet and funny ways –
you girls have got the touch;
in my heart you will stay. Continue reading