dVerse Quadrille #38

She Forgot to Weep

my mother’s years call her to rest.
says, it’s a long-lost dream.
cold winter mountains.
just a bit of sleep.
comes with heart’s desire,
care-free as a new dress.
those old joys: her long-lost
bright gleam; youth.
her dreams know nothing of old lips.

 
 

Quadrille #38: Dreams

10 responses to “dVerse Quadrille #38”

  1. absolutely beautiful – ‘carefree as a new dress’. Perfect match of words and photo, and full of hope…

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    1. Thank you so much.

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  2. hypercryptical avatar
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    Lovely. The close is perfect.
    Anna :o]

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  3. Nice last line about old lips after the repeated “long-lost” in the prior lines.

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  4. This is simply gorgeous, Misky. I love:
    “care-free as a new dress.
    those old joys”

    And of course “her dreams know nothing of old lips” is simply perfection.

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    1. Thanks, De. I was was late this week with family and grandchildren visiting. It’s been a busy summer. 😊

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  5. Love the title, response and photo ~ This line is just gorgeous:
    her dreams know nothing of old lips.

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  6. I love your mother’s dream “carefree as a new dress.” Yes!

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