All the Right Ingredients #poetry #photography


sun and wave foam

 

missing is your smile

like a warm summer ray

when the doves come to nest

and the squirrels jump and play

empty are my hands

once filled with sweet dough

melty good your cookies

 so hard to let you go

unfilled is the space

that lies within my heart

never can replace love

that grew my early start

warm are the memories

that bring you close to mind

angels sing your praises

your actions always kind

needing still your spirit

to warm the bitter taste

sunny was your countenance

on cold blustery days

missing still your smile

like a warm summer ray

when the doves come to nest

and the squirrels jump and play

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Who is absent from your life that made such a difference?

Today’s prompt at Poet’s United is Absence

 

 

 

 

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24 thoughts on “All the Right Ingredients #poetry #photography

  1. This was beautiful. It reminded me of my grandmother. When I was little I would go to my grandparents camp on the lake and Gramma and I would watch the birds and squirrels on the feeders from the kitchen where she baked the best chocolate chip cookies

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