So many wishes
it's impossible to choose
one, or even three.
Wishes for people I love
or all living creatures?


My priorities
are selfish but I don't want
live life like that,
absorbed by my own worries
of what the future may bring.


I must take a breath
and another after that.
I can't let fear win.
Wishes don't cost any thing;
I will wish they all come true.

~Elise Skidmore ©2020

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