Happy thoughts

In a shiny mind file

Marked "Happy Thoughts"

Placed square and smart

On a front facing dust free shelf

with all its Mary Poppins done up buttons

That read- "favourite" 

                   - "few" 

                   - "things"

 

Are these...

 

Cradling your tiny frame

 

The gentle grip

Of the sun's birth cry 

 

Damp slates on the rooftops 

As summer washes out of the sky

 

The acute spike 

Of the first blackberry picked and tasted

After months of sickly ice cream

 

And the bleak indescribable feeling

After the oil of daily life

 swells and rises 

Gains ground 

Forcing me back

to the nurture of the mountains

 

 

To that imagined marsh

That swallows sad thoughts whole

 

Making room for a brand new file

With documents aching for data

Stamped on the front

In Times New Roman

Reads the category

Of winged creatures, pupae and ribbons

This file I have named Future

 





Poetry by LFD3
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Written on 2016-11-10 at 08:16

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I love it. The way you wrote favorite few things bravo
2016-11-22