Monday, April 27, 2009

NaPoWriMo Day 27: Wordle (Piggybank)

The piggybank of our life
is full of coins:

the copper pennies
of everyday business,

the chunky nickels
of laughter,

the thin dimes
of fights,
pursed lips,
resisting
being picked up,

the quarters of compliments
and kindnesses and love

and the occasional
fifty-cent pieces
of vacations.

Each night
before bed
we empty our pockets
and slide
the loose change
into the piggybank
watching our marriage
fill up.

9 comments:

Erin Davis said...

What a great metaphor...the piggybank of our marriage...love it!

Wayne Pitchko said...

I sure enjoyed reading this

Liz at Yips and Howls said...

A very engaging metaphor - nicely done.

Pam said...

I like this-- a piggybank of marriage filling and filling bit by bit.

Beth P. said...

Ah! That is so cool!!

Tamra said...

wonderful!

Sweet Talking Guy.. said...

What a great way to SAVE a marriage!

anthonynorth said...

A great way to say it - a life with much currency :-)

watermaid said...

What a clever metaphor and how well you have done it. I especially like those 'occasional fifty-cent pieces'. The ending is slightly enigmatic.

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