Gently, barely breathing, she opened wide her eyes
Hardly daring to hope for such a big surprise
Excited, she unwrapped the gift of acceptance
Twirling, she began to dance on being given a second chance
Promising others never to despise
© Michelle Sherlock 18/2/15
Writing 201 Poetry Challenge
Photo courtesy of Mercy Ministries who work in countries around the world to support women with life controlling issues to have a fresh start.