“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

12.09.2014

december table for one


a corner of the house.
broken camera,
broken tulip saved from the bigger bouquet.
lunchtime. yesterday.  

this morning, fog and muffled birdsong.
later, warmth, and tonight, candlelight.  

i forget christmas is out there, waving to me from further down the calendar.  i wave back when i remember, happy to wait. i have plenty of wrapping paper.

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4 comments:

  1. Nobody creates a mood like you do. Love.

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  2. a broken tulip has ever looked more whole.

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  3. A lovely vignette to remind that each day can be full, even as the chaos of holidays approach.

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