This is dedicated to military wives, attorneys wives, the wives of those who serve in ministry of any kind, policemen's wives ...

Is this the last moon …
Til she sees her lover again …
Or will there be six more …
... ‘til he comes through that half hinged door?
What is it,
This fairy tale, that she longs for?
What she has, and clings to,
is the memory of his shadow, on her floor.
Is this the last moon …
‘til she sees her lover again …
Only love knows …
Only through Love’s Maker, the cry of her soul,
can win.

© jan leree 2012

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    My name is Jan Leree.  I am a nurse, legal nurse consultant, poet and above all, mother of four wonderful adult children. I am writing here from my own life experiences, in loss, in grief, in humor and in joy.  I hope that you will find encouragement to face your life's circumstances by visiting my pages here.  My heart and prayers are in a place to offer encouragement to you.  The rights to the poetry and photographs are copyrighted to me.  If you wish to purchase cards, post cards, calendars, or framed art of my work, you may do so.  Email me at:


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