Rotten oak

rotten oak, grandma, pie and ice cream, little kid, poetry, steven humphreys

Goin’

goin’,

almost gone.

tearful drummer

muffled  song.

goin’ to see

‘ma

grand

mam’

in

Georgia town.

midnight’s past

you’re not my home.

I

didn’t last,

never shown.

always chaste,

been there

alone.

did care,

toiled in obscure

haste,

never shown.

neither here,

rotten oak

withstanding:

withered

solid

cloak.

understanding

this and that

cause’

my dear

old great grandma

remains

in my heart…

Oh, lovely

cookies, pies

and tarts.

so vague

and heavenly

tastes

in

memories

still

linger

within myself.

this I remember

so very well

like it was

yesterday…

Of this,

I was

and still am

grateful to

one who selflessly

loved me.

it was

for me

she

baked

long ago.

my

own

Sweetest.

Fondest.

Loving.

most

wonderful

caring

grandma

of all…

awaits.

 

 

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Author: Steven Humphreys

I have long been married and currently write posts every day about health and wellness and poetry. I have authored several books currently for sale at the popular outlets. I hope you like my blog finding my articles informative as well as entertaining. Feel free to let me know what you think. You can read more 'about me' on this site. Thanks for stopping by!

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