April Prompt #29
Janice’s #4: Black sheep of the family
I HAVE WOOL
Leftovers from mittenwork:
red, purple, orange, green.
Brown tweed, midnight blue,
pale blue, marled blue ends
of sweaterings for son, daughter-in-law,
and the small dog.
Soft green slub for the baby.
Two full skeins of self-striping.
Five skeins of fine sock yarn
colored like semi-precious stones:
aquamarine, amethyst, lapis lazuli.
Strange yarns for bead crochet:
metallic silver, twisted yellow,
Two skeins of homespun:
one that mother spun from the wool
of the sheep that she and dad
kept awhile, one coarse and thick
that I spun from a greasy fleece
and the hair of a dog I loved
back when I thought I could do anything.