Coming in October: Our First Book of Poetry

Open Door Publications will publish its first book of poetry in October. When We Were Perfect, poems by Dayle Herstik, are about laughter and sadness and the joys of the simple things in life – an icecream cone in June, a walk with a grandchild. Dayle describes her poems as “snapshots in time” that follow her life from a young mother to a grandmotherhood.

Here’s a sneak peak of one of the poems from the book:

I, And The Rose

 Roses, still on the vine

Crane toward remnants

of summer sun.

The cool morning sky,

A prelude to a glowing afternoon.

Sunsets ablaze with hot orange.

I, and the rose

Cannot bare

To relinquish


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