Wednesday, April 15, 2009

NaPoWriMo Day 15: List and Photo Poem for TOP























First Anniversary

Suit
tie
smiles of what have we done

arms
hands
an old car for the journey

child
first
making ends meet

Fleurette
Jim
“I loved your father so much”

Cocooned
protected
a lump in the throat

Ma
Linda
Daddy

17 comments:

Elizabeth said...

The simple rhythm carries this poem along so beautifully.

angie said...

oh, this is lovely!

Wayne Pitchko said...

it flows really well

watermaid said...

That's so sweet! A proud moment that you can only share through a photo and your parents' memories.

RinaBasil said...

Lovely staccato, I feel my fingers jumping off the piano keys

Bsquared86 said...

well done, thank you for sharing!

anthonynorth said...

A beautiful expression. Loved it.

Lori said...

Ah so sweet! I hope you gave it to them as a gift.

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SweetTalkingGuy.. said...

Wonderful memories!

christine said...

So poignant. The line about how she loved him so much got me. Great photo too.

We've made it halfway through April poems!

Oh said...

I love the handwriting on the picture itself, too!

Pretty Me!! said...

nostalgic and sweeet !!!

Tumblewords: said...

This is such a special photo and the words offer a fine tribute to time and parents. Beautiful.

Claire said...

simple and poignant without sentimentality.

one more believer said...

awesome share linda!!

gautami tripathy said...

Linda, thanks for sharing this. So delicate and beautiful..

mortal thoughts

bitchyangel said...

beautiful..i love this..

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