5 Strings 18 August 2016

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If I had five strings dangling from my fingers, what would be attached to the strings?

String one: a yo-yo to run up and down the string until finally it just stays at the bottom when it runs out of momentum.

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String two: there’d be a bunch of little bells on this one, ringing sweetly and softly with any movement of the string.

String three: this one would have yellow and red aspen leaves

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from fall dancing to the music of the bells and fluttering in the breeze.

String four: tiny crystal creations would hang from this one, catching light from every angle and reflecting back hundreds

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of rainbows to fall upon anyone passing by and appearing to move with that soft ringing of bells.

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String five: I’d have my sister, Julie, make me teeny-tiny peace cranes in all colors to fly about on this string, and tucked into them would be the names of all those I hold dear. They’d be held up by the hands that keep them in prayer all aloft on the winds and soaring in blessing.

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About Sally Gerard

I am a writer, runner, teacher, singer, guitar player, mom, lover, coffee drinker, hunter, antique tractor driver, horsewoman, sister, and lover of the outdoors. Did I mention that I love lighthouses?
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