Pause

Soft green caterpillars
on baby fingers make
Rachel smile, laugh,
snap a photo.

Old men arguing
nursing home politics
cause me to pause,
grin, shake my head.

A fat cat in Phil’s lap
purring and biting
at keyboard fingers
brings my soul
joy.

These moments
last longer than
music.

8 thoughts on “Pause

  1. Hello,
    How are you?

    I invite you to join our poetry community at http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/,
    It would be great for you to take a look at our playground, sign in to follow if you wish,
    our major event is Monday Poetry Potluck, you are encouraged to link in one of your favorite poem, or write a poem over the weekend that is related to our theme, (week 6 is seven sins), hope to see you stop by, do let us know when you do and leave us a note so that one of our officials gets back to you….

    Our Monday poetry potluck is open from Sunday 8pm to Wednesday, 8am. you have 60 hours to submit one quality poem and share.
    Writing your entry ahead of the time and link in as early as possible would get you more traffic and is strongly recommend…please let me know via email if you have further questions…

    Happy Weekend.
    U Rock!
    xoxox
    ~*~*~

  2. Thank you, Olivia. I would love to be a part of jingle poetry and have meant to for some time now. Ugh, life got in the way. Thank you for reminding me. I’ll right on over.

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