“"maggie and millie and molly and may"
maggie and millie and molly and may
went down to the beach (to play one day)
and maggie discovered a shell that sang
so sweetly she couldn't remember her troubles,and
millie befriended a stranded star
who's rays five languid fingers were;
and molly was chased by a horrible thing
which raced sideways while blowing bubbles:and
may came home with a smooth round stone
as small as a world and as large as alone.
For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
it's always ourselves we find in the sea.”
“She believed that Maggie was God's baby and was persistent that she needed to find a way to give her back to God. She tried to find a way to give Maggie back to the people in church to send her back to God. She was creating a new spirit and wanted to go to heaven.”