I Still Have Everything You Gave Me

— Naomi Shihab Nye

It is dusty on the edges
It is slightly rotten.
I guard it without thinking.
I focus on it once a year
when I shake it out in the wind.
I do not ache.
I would not trade.

3 Comments on “I Still Have Everything You Gave Me”

  1. I love this! It honors what was and is grateful for the growth of a new beginning. This is a keeper! Thanks Sage!

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