Her heart is set on making life
As rich as it can be
She uses all within her means
To improve reality

She tends the beauty of her home
With loving hands that care
Whether rich or poor you'll always find
A touch of magic there

A woman's heart is very strong
And filled with firm resolve
To do her best for those she loves
Including friends who call

When hardships threaten to destroy
The things that she holds dear
She walks right on with head held high
And casts aside her fears

Her heart is sometimes broken
In valleys of despair
But even if she sometimes falls
She doesn't linger there

A woman knows that gentleness
Will never make her weak
It lights the path along the way
To find the things she seeks

Be careful how you judge her
There is much you may not know
For the power of a woman
Is locked deep within her soul

Karen Shaw Matteson
2001

"In a time lacking in truth and certainty and filled with anguish and despair,
no woman should be shamefaced in attempting to give back to the world,
through her work, a portion of its lost heart." ~Louise Bogan





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