Walking in a child’s footsteps
she holding my hand
leading through the changed world
looking through her eyes
at a world full of promises
so many paths I will never tread
except following
a shade a smile from afar
full of hope.



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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

9 thoughts on “Duomo”

    1. She is. She’s starting her third week now and has organised a group of anglophone, italophone francophone students and young people to meet up for language exchanges. She has a whole classroomful!

      1. She went to Rome for a few weeks in January and decided she wanted to live there. This job in Milan is the first, she hopes, and the next will be in Rome. I do hope she makes it.

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