The next Amazing Lace challenge is poetry by, for or about your project. Once upon a time I wrote a LOT of (very bad) poetry. Those days are long, long behind me(cough High School). But...
"Widowed" by Karla Hempstead-Denton
Black. My soul, adrift solitary;
My beloved gone, and I am left behind.
Cold. My bed, empty now two years;
Wool enwraps, but does not warm me.
Silent. My house, its center sundered;
Gone from a family intact, to me - alone.
Open, though, my eyes, my heart;
Under my hands, my life is being reinvented.