In memory, things blend and fade (like the photos) together
like a dream.
The happy, the messy, the past, the exciting, the fearful, the innocent mingled together (without rhyme or reason).
this Saturday morning awakens
the air shines with anticipation
I lean against this log fence
while my minds’ eye travels far beyond
What hides behind
this enormous flower door?
three knocks, a fourth, fifth …
the mirror gleefully decides
which hat and gloves are desired
for this momentous occasion
chuckles arise when Sammy wraps
a scarf around the birthday girl
with purple sash
First business of the day
Around the table
the big girls just know
how to tackle this job
a card for a friend
full of affection and glitter
Encouragement from the side lines
Sammy? I’ll do the glue, Emily. A vehement nod.
Such weighty significance
must be interrupted by a thoughtful
cup of tea or delicious strawberry-cucumber drink
with a scrumptious scone or sandwich
No, she’s gonna do it herself! Was I like that, mom?
The back row moms smile and catch up
on the latest in the neighborhood
A second card with as much excitement
as well as more glue and more glitter
The cup cakes patiently wait
till the second card is finished
The desert of the morning unfolds
when one pretty bag after another
is heaped on top
and penned on the list of Thank You’s …
arriving their destination
when this morning has become
AFTERTHOUGHT: Am thinking about CHANGING (shortening) my URL to
http://Jeshstgermain.wordpress.com at the end of next week. But my username will stay the same.
THANKS TO ALL THE HOSTS – Happy for all the memes. They are an inspiration and focus for my posts!
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Our World * Nature Notes * Blo-ma *
ABC– N * Outdoor Wed *
Little Things * Share the Joy * Up Down View * Alphabe – V * Good Fences * Weekend Reflection *
Sky Watch * Floral Friday Foto * Today’s Flowers * Fri. Photo Journal *
Pink Saturday * Maleviks Rosen * Sunday in my City *