By Bethany Rohde
It was a gift from my husband when I started to write:
My only journal of peacock blue,
with gilded scrolling and antique clasps.
It sits on my white-washed shelf in danger–
not of being filled with unworthy ramblings,
but of remaining untouched till it’s handed down.
A writer from the great state of Washington, Bethany Rohde received her BA in English Studies from Western Washington University. You can read her poetry at VerseWrights.com and on her blog, worddoor.wordpress.com.