RaeChild

Calligraphy and Design based in NYC

it's not everyday

it's not everyday, 

you have a friend untamed, unschrouded in convention,

just like you never will but almost can't be.

it's not everyday.

   

it's not everyday,

you get the call you imagined might happen,

except it's not at all what you'd expected.

it's not everyday.

 

it's not everyday,

the friends, the family, the impact you let go so long ago,

inherit back in with no time at all.

it's not everyday.

 

it's not everyday,

you find your friend in the halo of your dreams,

wake up to see him in your coffee.

it's not everyday.

 

it's not everyday, 

you have to stand up for your friend, find the words to explain,

that everyday will no longer be a day like anyday.

its not everyday.

 

it's not everyday, 

you had a friend whos sailed the green sea,

to return into it.

it's not everyday.

 

I had a friend that would walk with me looking at shop windows trying to help me decide what RaeChild would someday be. That was many years ago now, but the dream has always pursued me. Still undecided but enthused, I'm going to write my way out of missing this friend (never), while celebrating life's impossibilities and careful nuances. Through my eyes, with strength, courage, and God willing, some grace.

xoRR

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I made a promise, Mr Frodo. A promise! ‘Don’t you leave him Samwise Gamgee.’ And I don’t mean to! I don’t mean to.
— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings