Farewell to Esmee

Farewell to Esmee              April 23, 2022

Dear ______ & ______,

Thank you for buying our trailer. You seem like very nice people, and I know how much you wanted her. We wish you all the joy and great fun that we have had while owning her.

     I must apologize for my unwillingness to store her for any more time than necessary. You see, we didn’t want to sell our trailer. She was perfect for us in every way. We, like many others, are victims of a greedy city bureaucracy that was going to force us to either pay to store her while still making payments on her or spend upwards of 3 thousand dollars to modify our home so we could store her on the opposite side of our property. So, we decided selling her was the most sensible option under the circumstances and given our lack of recent use. That said, it was still heartbreaking.

     The only thing harder than seeing her parked in her usual spot while knowing she no longer belonged to us was looking at the vacant space she once occupied after you drove away.

     Yesterday we received a letter from the city saying they are pausing the enforcement of their off-street parking policy and will revisit it at a later date, no doubt due to the angry public backlash. Perhaps we were too quick to comply? None of this is meant in any way to make you feel bad. Ultimately, we still feel the right decision was made in the long run. I just wanted you to understand my hesitancy earlier regarding the pickup date. We wish you all the camping happiness your hearts can stand. Take good care of our baby… your baby now.

Sincerely,

The Hearts

Justice for All

Law and order when it suits you… as long as it’s not used against you…it was only meant to punish those with whom you disagree.

Law and order when it suits you does not suit those of us who oppose you seeking accountability for your misdeeds.

Law and order when it suits you will be the thing that indeed unseats you when the damning truth’s laid bare for all to see.

©Dani Heart

2-26-22

Aura of Gold

Strands of wheat fly

In the five o’clock breeze

Flecks of amber and emerald

Delight in nature’s orchestration

Even the sinking sun lingers

to bear witness…

Arm in arm we press forward

Faces flushed, hearts racing

Inside your pocket

Our fingers interlace

And your October smile

Gives autumn’s brilliance

A whole new light

It is here I revel

My path perfectly illuminated

Forever basking in your

Aura of gold

(For Noelle)

Copyright 8/16/2008

Dani Heart