The Nightgown Shapeshifters

Flannel on the clothesline

Sheds the dusty coat

Gathered in the fabric store,

All those tiny motes.

Filtered sunlight and a breeze

Scent of cedar from the trees.

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Quickly! No one’s looking now.

Let them stand and wonder how

The seamstress waves her magic wand.

Of nightgowns she is very fond.

Scrunch together, stretch again,

And two new shapes, now remain.

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Shapeshifters, you can take a bow,

And sleep in cozy dreamland  now.

32 thoughts on “The Nightgown Shapeshifters

  1. The nightgowns magically appear on the clothes line, abracadabra *. If it was that easy we’d all have a snoogy flannel nightgown, scented with cedar and fresh air. The poem is the perfect embellishment . LIKE IT, *****

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  2. This was written so cleverly and I loved the transformation! Anneli, my Mom liked to make homemade clothes. I learned how to sew and my best products were a skirt and jacket lined with the silky material, probably not silk. 🙂 such a long time ago. . .

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  3. Yes, we certainly were blessed and often I hem my pants since I am short and my girls could do it, they did sew projects for 4H and Girl Scouts, as well as at least one Home Ec class apiece, but I am the one who hems their pants and dresses, Anneli. Our mothers taught us much, not taken for granted, that is for sure. Love, Robin xo

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