Not failed attempts at beauty or stating.
A start of a new generation.
Unique answers to specific questions.
How may I fit my family into the equation,the ones we treasure and the one love the most?
How will we make the mortgage?
How much land will be allotted,
and to whom? What can't I afford,
and what can i afford?
How may we state the look
of elsewhere? How can I make myself more
realistic? Who can we invite?
In the house, but not of it.
Elegance of a front lawn, stucco sophisticate.
All that glitters stuck on the surface.
Sheet shocks sense into reflection.
Wood sliced into beam better becomes
the forest. Can't see the trees, far from the city.
Could you move to the west? Just a little further?
What is the sum of 5 and 8:
It's your turn! Move into the poem. Renovate it. Knock down its walls. Put your spin on it. Make it your own.