Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A Mother's Song

She turns her head,
the slight curve of her neck
shimmering a slight movement
of her shoulders, just enough
to remind me of
my fingers tracing her back
as we dance
the embrace of oneness,
her arm clasped lightly
on mine, touching,
the low murmur of our voices
its own sweet music.


This poem is submitted for One Shot Wednesday, hosted by One Stop Poetry. To see other poems, please visit the site. The links will be live at 4 p.m. Central time today.

This poem is also submitted for The High Calling’s Random Act of Poetry, which is seeking poems about mothers, grandmothers, motherhood, or son- or daughter-hood, for Mother’s Day (deadline is April 29).

32 comments:

togetherforgood said...

Oh happy sighs. I always love it when you write about your wife, Glynn. :)

Cheryl said...

Just beautiful, Glynn!

L.L. Barkat said...

Sweet! :)

Maureen said...

You always write so beautifully of Janet.

S. Etole said...

Yes!!! to the above ...

Anthony Desmond said...

wonderful poem & really sweet
:)

Kodjo Deynoo. said...

Lovely written, thank you Glynn

kez said...

beautiful tribute hopefully to your wife! thank you

moondustwriter said...

The most precious thing on earth Glynn!!!

Thanks for all you do in this cyber community

smiles

Brian Miller said...

the love in your words forces smiles on my face...well played glynn...

hedgewitch said...

True love doesn't age. You capture it well.

signed...bkm said...

Beautiful write and photo of love and loving that stays and workds together ...you are both blessed to have each other...bkm

ayala said...

True love...beautiful

cianphelan said...

A beautiful dedication for a wife and mother - such sweet and loving embrace, one that defies the march of time.

Belinda Munoz said...

Truly beautiful, Glynn. Both the words and the picture.

Linda said...

I can't really think of a more appropriate word Glynn - beautiful!

dustus said...

Not only a lovely tribute, your poem gives this reader hope that happiness such as what you two share is possible. Thanks, Glynn

pandamoniumcat said...

Oh how beautiful...perfect!

sonny said...

umm glynn....its beautiful...but if i hadn't read the comments i would've been thinking oedipus complex all day long...why on earth is it called a mother's song ???

John (@bookdreamer) said...

ooh, a quiet sizzle of passion

Apryl Gonzales said...

Lovely write, handled with such delicacy.

LauraX said...

Glynn this is so tender and loving. Thank you for sharing your precious heart with us too through your words.

Jerry said...

Beautiful Glynn...

DeLi said...

sweetness

Kim Nelson said...

I AM having a hard time connecting title to poem... although the poem is utterly lovely.

Claudia said...

oh glynn - this was really beautiful..reminded me of chris de burgh's lady in red...sigh..

nance marie said...

you are one cool dude.
this is like romeo and his juliet.

JH_Poetry said...

*Lovely*

gautami tripathy said...

So beautiful...

Here is my one shot:
diamonte

D.C. Lutz said...

This one put a smile on my face and a little tingle in my insides, Glynn. Beautiful sentiment, beautifully written

Tracie Skarbo said...

such elegance in your words and images...

Michelle DeRusha@Graceful said...

Oh Glynn, so sweet!