by Katie Metcalfe
And I confess that sometimes
I wish she still covered me
with her light linen dress,
that she stroked my head
and danced backwards
over the rainbow,
spool winding a whole childhood
Katie Metcalfe is an author, poet and editor of ‘Beautiful Scruffiness’ Literary magazine.
#1 by fiona campbell on April 3, 2010 - 11:33 pm
made me think of my mother and how she stroked my forehead to sleep..beautiful writing.