You know me much better than i even know myself But you don't miss me and I'm not lost As long as you believe I be among all the rest You gathered up and put upon your shelf Oh but my days were numbered long ago When you didn't seem to notice me When I was so quickly swept up into the chaos....so abrupt That did suddenly erupt And for one quick moment I was passing through the light Pulled from the dark place I had been I don'tt know if you even saw me Much less recognize me for how I fit in To the bigger picture of a future where id be Exactly what you would be needing Maybe if I were brighter in a flashy way I mean You'd have looked closer...but that day dull and grey. was all you had seen as the dust-up had yet to settle you let me go.... but I know the unique qualities I possess you will someday miss me and I'm sorry I couldn't find a way to tell you will need me I know all the work and effort will be for naught The future that you picture Where you have all the pieces put together There will always be a hole in your horizon That only I could ever have managed to fill You never saw my unique qualities But now without my dull and grey You sit at the table on.a cold snowy night Fireplace flickers and krackles smell of cocoa Wood smoke and pine fills the warm and toasty air And you close your eyes and your lips purse Trying to hold back that inevitable curse " **** it...**** it **** it " came with the release Startled is the man reading near the fire What is it dear...you need some help gluing it to the board " No look!" She exclaims and begins to cry For there in the magnificent rainbow colored sunrise. And the fall colors of burnt umber and orange Just above the beautiful blue Lake Beyond the 2 kids with sleds in hand who stand Watching as the somewhat superimposed first three Snowflakes arrive "Snowday" A hole stands out among the bit of grey Where the artist needed a backdrop to make the unique snowflakes pop I can't find it , had it since I was 10 and I wanted to make it a Christmas display For the girls she begins to weep but I think I saw it the other day Oh God I swept it up and threw it away I should have recognized it with that bit of snowflake passing over the grey.
He held her till she quit sobbing ..until she stepped back ....saying I'm okay Then he said "glue it down hon and I'll fix it I promise " he said" we've got everything here somewhere you glue and Ill check the garage." He could see she needed more so he took on You Know fists on hips and wide stance Everyone knows that Superman pose "Don't you worry ma'am I will right this wrong " And he did ,after 35 tries,a sleepless nite 8 hours it took him to replace me just as dawns first light rose up to shine down on me half buried in snow as if to say everything was right