Yeah, I know. I am a tad chattier here of late. Just call this The Old Grump, Part Two. 😂 But, in all seriousness, I think this is keeping my mind off the unknown in other parts of my life. And, a good excuse for a sketch. I don’t really do portraits, as I struggle to copy someone’s features accurately, but this one is based on my granny whom I lost several years ago.

It is no sin to have freckled skin,

Or virgin hair that frizzes out a bit.

Teeth that are not brilliant white twin rows

Still can eat and smile, goodness knows.

Joy and laughter need not be reserved

To only the smooth or the “rightly” curved.

Beauty in life is for those who choose to partake it-

Far purer to me than the ones who just fake it…