POETRY

Wild Honeysuckle

Now that my youngest child has turned three

Caroline Mellor
The POM
Published in
1 min readJul 14, 2020

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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
The POM

Mother, author, Medium top writer in poetry and climate change www.carolinemellorwriter.com