Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Memorial Sculpture

                                                  Photo by:  Ashley Kairis, staff writer
                                                                    "Clay County Progress"


At Moss Memorial Library,
a cub sitting on Mama Bear's lap
reading a children's book.

Everett and Jane Devaughn,
pillars in our historic town,
the memorial sculpture at Moss Library.

A hummingbird sipping nectar,
Mama Bear wearing a flower,
a cub sitting on her lap.

Seeking knowledge as silver,
a memorial to the mountain couple,
Mama Bear reading to her cub.
                    --Brenda Kay Ledford


Susie Swanson said...

Beautiful poem Brenda and beautiful sculpture. Hope you enjoyed the holidays.

lil red hen said...

Sweet! Have a happy new year, Brenda!

Connie said...

What a neat picture and fun poem. I love the idea behind the sculpture. Happy New Year, Brenda!

Elaine/Muddling Through said...

How sweet! Very effective sculpture and I do like that poem!

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Love your words and the sculpture is so sweet!


The morning light ricochets through the poplars echoing with birdsong. Native orchids peek through the pine needles on the woodland...