Golden Pixie, poem by Veronica Hosking (MY MANE MEMORIES Poetry & Prose Series)

Enjoyed all the great mane memories in the Silver Birch Press series.

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hoskingGolden Pixie
by Veronica Hosking

Short
hair
Pixie
cut adorn
by single barrette
Young girl sits with tongue sticking out
stubborn as cowlick
golden locks
cannot
be
tamed

PHOTO: Taken about 1977 in Buffalo, New York.

NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: My mom once told me this was her favorite photo of me. It was taken at Buffalo Children’s Hospital when I began physical therapy there for my cerebral palsy. Years later my fiancé found it and put it in a photo collage he made for my high school graduation. Yes, I married my high school sweetheart. The goofy picture haunts me to this day, because the collage still hangs in my house. My husband and I will be celebrating our 20th anniversary this October.

hosking1ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Veronica Hosking is a wife, mother, and poet. She lives in the desert southwest with her husband and two daughters. Her family and day…

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