Ceramic vase with flowers

Height, broad shoulders, big hands
Bring a certain strength.

For the other kind
he found a small, dark, spare woman
and if some sternness came with her
he could handle that.

Hands and heart to handle clay,
to handle life.
Smile and lilting voice
to lighten lives.

Time to
lend a hand, an ear, a voice, a heart, to
To shape pots and lives.