Sweet, Beautiful Woman . . .

Why do the fingers
Of the little once beautiful lady
(sitting sewing at an open window
this fine morning) fly instead of dancing?
Are they possibly afraid
That life is running away
From them (I wonder) or
Isn’t she aware that
Life (who never grows old) is
Always beautiful and that
Nobody beautiful ever hurries? – e.e. cummings

Bekah, there really are no words except for to say that you are beautiful, and we are all behind you.



Filed under August 2008, Eat, Pray, Run

2 responses to “Sweet, Beautiful Woman . . .

  1. Amanda

    Wow. I already knew that this was her status, yet I still cried when I read it in her words. What an amazing soul… 😉

  2. Mom

    Wow!!! What an amazing young woman…there is nothing to say. All we can do is keep praying for her…

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