Tagged with memories

Last Day of Vacation

The heavy draperyBlocks all but one sliver of lightA rogue sunbeamWarm alreadyGlowing with the same peachy-pinkAs the ripe summer fruitThat errant raySoftly sculptingThe curve of your hipIn warm silhouetteAnd my handAs I trace over the sameYour face is in darknessBut I don’t need lightTo know the curve of your mouthAs it turns into a sleepy … Continue reading »

Remembering Mom

She came from nowhere And grew up with nothing She was the perfect combination Of her mother and grandmother A tough broad from the same Yet softer, tempered By the influence of a generation Once removed She worked hard For everything she earned But she never forgot Where she came from Including the lessons Of … Continue reading »

Full Moon

Golden orb Rising high over the hills Over the city Over the night Dripping light Onto your shoulders Your face Silk satin lips Softer than tiptoed footsteps Silent like a breath Escaping your lips Escaping the light Memories Of other moons Other kisses Days before I knew you Days when my heart Was my own … Continue reading »

Roses

Long ago memories Of a full bouquet of yellow Long stems graceful Ballerinas twirling Baby’s breath Mine held Gift of thankfulness Of friendship Pink petals gradually falling To the tabletop below Beauty fading Soft scent lingering In the air Sweet memory Of an unexpected gift On a Tuesday Playful combinations Pink and peach Orange and … Continue reading »