T’was the week before nationals when all through the loop,
E-mails were stirring with the latest news for the group.
The nervous excitement hung in each heart and the air,
In the hopes that July 23rd soon would be there.
When what to each overflowing inbox did appear,
But a photo of the Dream Weavers pin for this year.
More rapid than nanoseconds the messages came,
And we replied, commented, tweeted, and shared each name.
Now, requests! Now, contracts! Now, congrats and celebrations!
On interviews! On, posts! On, dresses and alterations!
To bringing new business cards! To downloading apps!
Now schedule events! Reservations! Maybe short naps?
But you’ll hear us exclaim, as we head on our way,
“We can’t wait to see each other and you in SA.”
©2014 Jillian Lark (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore)
Dream Weavers pin made by Kingpin www.show-pins.com
Final Dream Weavers pin designer search by 2014 Golden Heart finalist Denny S. Bryce
Final Dream Weavers pin maker search/ orders by 2014 Golden Heart finalist Asa Maria Bradley
“A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore