I had a great idea once was I four? five?
I was standing on the walk between
the big house and the little house on the
farm I could hardly wait to tell my sisters
they came tumbling out of the little house
their heads filled with their own great ideas
I tucked mine away to bring up later but
when later came it wasn't there all my life
I have wondered what that great idea was
even now long useless to implement I still
remember I'd had that great idea once
still wonder what it was

2022 Jacqueline Jackson

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