Bonnie J Davies

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Fill my bowl with blush-colored
posies in untarnished silver
and rose-tinted crystal
creamy marble below
amber candlelight above
Press my cup to your lips
and drink the sweet potion

A salve to my soul, your
kiss is a monogrammed
seal upon my heart
Tender thoughts of you are
a crown upon my head
silk…

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A sly wink and a jump!

Off he tumbles, whiskers and tail
The yarn spinning, unfurling

Scampering after the tug of wool
It tumbles. He tumbles.

Socked in his clawed embrace
Two swift kicks and it’s tossed away

Purring, twisting, upside down
Stretching on the cool of the floor

In…

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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

We were broken pieces
Who thought we could fit together
Even though we came from different pots

But our patterns never matched
And leaks often sprung from tiny holes
Wreaking the fragile vessel we’d created

When something so tender continues to crack
Over time the fissures turn into crevasses
And the damage…

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Bonnie J Davies

Bonnie J Davies

Writer of words, lover of stories. Purveyor of poems and short fiction. www.bonniejdavies.com