another little sign

a kitchen rag, neglected, stiff,
dry as dust, hangs from a rusty
nail in the laundry room

because they forget to remove
it, it has become a part of the
landscape of their lives

this has her mother worried


About caliroe

playing in the mediums of poetry, photography, art and life. practicing the discipline of zen.

Posted on March 18, 2014, in poetry and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Beautifully descriptive yet stark! Almost like an extended haiku. I can see, smell, and feel the dry rag. And you phrase, “the landscape of their lives” is simply elegant. Very impressive, Laegan! More! More! *g*


    • So kind and encouraging, Ron!
      Your words lifted my weary spirit…
      words, words, aren’t they powerful


    • *g* Powerful, yes! But the “you” in my comment looks WORLDS better as
      “your”! Don’t you just hate typos! 🙂 And, to underscore, your poem IS golden!


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