Marmalade MAG

April 30, 2012
By Wilson1994 GOLD, Holywood, Other
Wilson1994 GOLD, Holywood, Other
10 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Nothing lasts forever. Forever's a lie. All we have is what's between hello and goodbye.' Unknown


A whispered recollection
of running water and gleaming jars.
You made marmalade. By the sultry windows
orange worms suckled on the earthen juice
as you breathed in summer flowers.
Secretly you were scared.
You had a lost word, preserved in every spread piece of toast.
You couldn't remember, you couldn't remember.
The swift glow of buttered dreams,
lets you forget, to leave lost words
lost.
Opening the air to a fresh, sparkling giggle.
You let me touch the soft, velvet rose
freedom to run my fingertips on beauty.
Your smile deeply set, your wrinkles,
a laugh, a memory, sacred stories.
Hands washed under an endless star,
beams of love as you held my hands
with yours.
Soft, smooth skin, living in the garden.
You lift your last jar
for me.


The author's comments:
This is a dedication to my Granny, whom I love with all my heart. This poem represents a connection I have with her that no-one else has, I hope it speaks to people with the same emotions, I want it to be seen not just as a personal poem but as a poem that can remind others of how a relationship is special and can be expressed by the simplest objectives.

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on Oct. 24 2012 at 10:56 am
Wilson1994 GOLD, Holywood, Other
10 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Nothing lasts forever. Forever's a lie. All we have is what's between hello and goodbye.' Unknown

Thank you so much! I'm glad you found some enjoyment from it, that's what I hope for :)

AriShine GOLD said...
on Aug. 11 2012 at 7:52 pm
AriShine GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
13 articles 0 photos 131 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

I love this poem. It is heavy with emotion, and I love the message. Simply fantastic word choice, as well. I have no critisism. Keep writing!

omniya134 GOLD said...
on May. 22 2012 at 2:32 pm
omniya134 GOLD, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
(H. Jackson Brown Jr.)
"Tell Me and I Will Forget; Show Me and I May Remember; Involve Me and I Will Understand."
Confucius

love it ^_______^


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