he held it together

crossword_puzzle

he held it together
with duct tape
crossword puzzle
dictionary I gave Dad
decades ago


bookbag
overflowing
with teaching materials
in the side pocket
poetry

glass dish
from grandmother
to mother
to me
still life

These three poems were included in Things with Wings & other poems, edited, illustrated, and published by Aubrie Cox in 2012: a free download (PDF file) is available at Aubrie’s site. You’ll find this book under PROJECTS on her home page. http://www.yaywords.wordpress.com.

The crossword puzzle is courtesy of wpclipart.com.

6 thoughts on “he held it together

  1. You always amaze me with how much emotion and living memory you pack into so few words, Ellen–lovely. God bless you.

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