This poem was written during the 3:15 Experiment last month, just after my sister's second wedding shower, hosted by her new family-in-law.
Drawing You In
Your in-two-weeks sister-in-law
Had tears sparkling in her eyes
As you held up the
All the women
In your new family
Have a handmade apron
With her thread
She draws you in
With her stitches
She binds you to her
And to all of them
Even before you say
© Julia Smith, Aug. 30, 2010
My sister with her husband and his brothers and sisters. The sister who made the apron is second from left.
There will be lots of wedding pix for Thursday Thirteen - never fear!
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