A: Do you mean here, at the cottage? Eight.
Q: No. How many days does the world have?
A: Oh. Pause. Lots and lots.
Q: 54-hundred, 11-13, 44 million trillion?
It was not finished.
Aili picked up her towel
Grandmom finished her coffee
Aili put on her boat coat
Grandmom took off her housecoat
They went to the stairs
(Grandmom used her cane)
Aili got there first
Grandmom got there just the same.
(the seven year old) She'll be dead!
(the 70 year old) I'll be 92. (and looks at the 7 year old with raised eye brows.)
(the seven year old, nodding her head) You'll be 92....maybe 94. (apologetically)
By the way, now Medicine Earth is finished.
Because time is much faster. Time whizzes.
Here's another song composed over breakfast:
Maia had a zig zag bed
She zigged and she zagged when she went to bed
Zigging zagging to the top
Zigging Zagging, now she stops.
Up so high nearly in the sky
Waving down from her zig zag bed.