Life handed us lemons.
We added sugar to every sour drop.
The lemonade wouldn’t sell
on the street corner.
People were thirsty.
They were on diets.
They said, “No sugar for us today.”
“Our diets won’t allow it.”
Mary Bone has written two books of poetry. Her recent poems can be found at Spillwords, The Human Touch Journal, Visual Verse and Tea-Ku Anthology at local Gems poetry. Mary has been writing short stories and poetry since the age of twelve.