Tuesday, May 10, 2011

when you were thirty-four and i was sixteen



i forgot about that wallpaper
those kitchen chairs with high backs
the built-in hutch holding an oriental doll
and telephone

my eyes hunger for one more look

but, mother dear
i'll never forget your smile
laugh
the way you'd sit on your feet
you

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3 comments:

Grandma Honey said...

Oh yes, if we could only go back just for an hour...

Lizzie said...

i think she's beautiful.

Cath said...

"the way you'd sit on your feet" - I love this Cristie.