Six word Saturday: words for an almost-adult son

The boy-child's first school Christmas concert. Photo: Su Leslie, 2003

Remembering: the boy-child’s first school Christmas concert. Photo: Su Leslie, 2003

Dreams

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

— Langston Hughes