Connecting the Dots

What if
I created
A map
Dotted with
Colorful pins
And string
Wrapped
Around
Each pin
Connecting
The dots one
To another
And each color
Holding an
Individual
Meaning
Blue? Content
Orange? Unsure
Green? Happy
Gray? Sad
Except that
Those pins
Would not
Mark places
I’ve traveled
Though many
Were beautiful
Memorable
No, this map
Would be
An outline
Of my heart
Veins
Arteris
Valves
Dotted by
The breath
Of hearts
Intersecting
Each change
Of direction

6 thoughts on “Connecting the Dots

  1. Beautiful. Connections on so many levels. I could see a picture of my heart emerging as I read. Happy Mother’s Day, dear Kelley. I honor you and your gift of weaving beautiful, nurturing words. We who read them are blessed by them. ❤️

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