Lilacs, Satin and Lace

Posted: April 11, 2015 in poem, poetry
Tags: , ,

Lilacs, satin and lace
Missing satin and lace
Looking out my window
at bridges spanning diagonal frames
Eating alone
recalling words to long forgotten love songs
Unspoken
and hearing only the muted sounds of voices next door
Remembering our favorite names and soft words,
and the sound of her over-bite lisp
Like the smell of lilacs
Swept away
She was swept away.

DSS

Advertisements
Comments
  1. This is beautiful, but sad.
    Those “swept away” loves…them leaving or dying…can be brought back so quickly by a thought, a word, a smell, a song, etc. Sigh. Those memories can be so vivid.
    You’ve captured something I’m sure all human-beans can relate to.
    Excellent write, DSS!!! 🙂
    HUGS!!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s