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POETRY

Wild Honeysuckle

Now that my youngest child has turned three

Image by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

I will miss the passing days
of soft, small hands on my heart
cherry kisses on cheeks like
moons (hers) and apples (his)
sleepy heads of spun-gold hair
heavy on my shoulder
sweet as wild honeysuckle

© Caroline Mellor 2020

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Caroline Mellor

Caroline Mellor

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Mother, writer and tea drinker living in the Sussex Weald. Poetry, prose and personal essays. www.carolinemellorwriter.com