As Close As She Would Allow….

September 27, 2010

3 years and today
I brought you a paper flower

It was all that I had, and while living

You would have arranged it on your coffee table

To collect dust and, I would hope


Torn to shreds at this point,

Mower blades and the reason for flat stones

I did better than I thought, holding it together

Until I got to the car.

He asked if we were close and I

Couldn’t say yes

Couldn’t say no, only

“As close as she would allow.”


2 Responses to “As Close As She Would Allow….”

  1. careohhlyn Says:

    This paints such a picture. I really loved this. Nice blog!

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