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The Visit
by Cherise Wyneken
Sunday, December 30, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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 The Visit


 


You stand there


at the foot of the escalator


waiting with your welcome,


your silver hair


combed for a change,


a frayed back pack


slung across your shoulders.


Do you still carry Colgate’s in it


like the time you brought it home


for me to mend?


You – my Hippie son


who gave up modern amenities


but kept his teeth tantalizing clean.


 


I feel love


crush me with your hug


and drown in the blue of your eyes


that even now take in the scene


creating mental cartoons


waiting to be sketched.


A ripped pocket


sags from a faded shirt,


your hearty laugh spills out,


and I know why I have come.


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
A beautiful piece filled with passionate love and admiration. Wishing you and yours a wonderful new year filled with peace....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by J. Pajot
Family is all important...such a wonderfully loving write...captured my soul...brought a gentle tear...
May you know all the wonderous joys this life can offer,
Jim
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