Monday, October 22, 2007


Late October -

Where has the time gone?
Preparing to plant bulbs -
but the snows came.
Moving my crafts and sewing to the basement -

I am sidetracked by the need to make a new dog bed
and prepare

Can't wait to see his face
when he realizes I have been domestic today.

He usually cooks for me.
Breakfast in bed on the weekends.
Tea on Sundays.
Dinner when I am working.

When did we switch places?
Between college and launching the girls.
I began to work outside,
and he began to work inside.

Our lives have merged in many ways
transitioned through the years.
Today in the autumn of our lives
we are partners in every sense of the word.

I can't wait to see him today.
My best friend,
my husband,
my lover,
my partner.

He's here
I've got to go.


Inland Empire Girl said...

Where have you been hiding all this poetry? I love the line about your lives merging. Nice word choice. I am glad you are creatively recharged again. Welcome back.

Pinehurst in my Dreams said...

My thoughts were coming in choppy phrases - so I just arranged them into poetry form.

The fun part was the look on his face when he asked what we should make for dinner, and I told him dinner was in the oven! His eyes just sparkled!

Then I told him about the poem, and he said, "I hope I didn't disappoint you."

"No way!" said I.

david mcmahon said...

Late October already, you're so right. It's almost summer here in Australia!

Pinehurst in my Dreams said...

DM: Thanks for stopping by. Hope you enjoy your summer!

I stopped by your blog. Quite interesting topics and great photos.