A Woman by the Pool

A Woman by the Pool, on holiday yet seeming to have brought everything with her that she wanted to leave behind. Alain de Botton, a philosopher, wrote a very good book called The Art of Travel an examination of travel in all its guises. History stories and explorers. Well worth a read.

Now the poem,

A Woman by the Pool
She could conceivably, be younger
than she looks, or older
than first thought.
She walks long without a happy thought
in the sun by the pool.

Perhaps she already sees her mothers face
in the mirror each morning. Hears her words
as she talks to herself while the children
do as they please.

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