Works from 7pm-3 am, Use to before last summer work a sixty hour week, Disabilied, Worked five years at Mercy One on cane in Waterloo,Iowa,forty miles from home, Secretary ER, Never had a break, Hurts to stand, Hurts to walk, No heat at home for two years, No Furnace, Northern Iowa, Two years, Worked thereContinue reading “Penny the energizer bunny,”
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Humans say stupidous things
Penny had no heat for over two years, No furnace, Day after Christmas part of her ceiling fell, Water pipes busted in her one hundred twenty year old home, She has worked since fourteen, Lost two baby twins seventeen years ago, Raised a son and a daughter, Her husband miss diagnostic with HIV,she held hisContinue reading “Humans say stupidous things”
Raped by man called father, Went to prison for it, State of Iowa allowed him to adopt one more to brutalize! Head and owner of Wildlife sanctuary here in Iowa has saved hundreds, Scared at night, Been married over thirty-five years, Five children their mom, Still scared of noises, Saves animals All animals! Rare fined,Continue reading “Other syblings”
Penny has frostbite on her cheeks, It was forty today, Her car heater doesn’t work, Tomorrow I’m borrowing live traps from Wild Thunder animal rescue and their take Penny’s box turtle. The turtle will have a terrific home , Lots of food and his own light, I’m happy for the turtle not can not helpContinue reading “Frostbite”
Daughter’s best friend and boyfriend arrived from Waterloo, Helped like troopers, Penny’s own daughter could not be bothered to come home to help Penny her own blood mom, Her daughter abandoned Penny like her birth mom an Amish girl nearly sixty years ago, That thought made Penny uncontrollable in anguish, At times Penny reminds meContinue reading “Ceiling fell(b)”
The ceiling is falling(a),
Slept in her car all night eight below, To cold inside, I know how cold ten below in Penny’s one hundred and twenty year old home is, Her home needs help, Penny’s husbands in Nottingham England , Why because Chris Martin is English and a computer tech, Chris & Penn’s been married ten years now,Continue reading “The ceiling is falling(a),”
Wow I was warn out, Saw a marvelous, True, sensational, Movie at my little sister’s last night, It was gay, Tremendous, From the eighties Kinky , That’s right I saw ‘Kinky Boots,’ From Jolly ole England, America would would have never backed a young man simply trying to save his family business, Or the storyContinue reading “Sleepie Head”
Three electric blankets, Two for cat family one for human that loves them, February cold, Northern Iowan no furnace Blizzard, Yesterday old electric blanked failed, Electric space heaters old Victorian, Penny the human mom gives up only heat she has so her cats won’t freeze, My adopted sister is a hero..
Demise of a lady
Laura Zidlicky, Mother of three, A daughter,A son and her devoted daughter in law Pat, Laura was an artist, I never saw her walk with a cane or shake like I do, But then Laura never was hit by a car, Laura lost her husband and her son, Laura was born in nineteen nineteen, HerContinue reading “Demise of a lady”
George is with his parents now,
For sixty years Jean &George were one, Bore and raise six children, Death separated them, George was cremated and placed on the mantle, George was a good seven years older then Jean, Jean was alone for three, Like a typical Iowa farm wife Jean carried on, This past spring Jean hit ninety, She had lostContinue reading “George is with his parents now,”