Where are You?

I did not step in time

And missed the passage of years.

I keep finding memories

Tucked away in corners

Hitherto unvisited.

How did they find

Their little nooks

And little places

Among the shelves,

Bags and boxes?

There you were hiding,

Among the photos,

Among the letters,

Among the unexpected gifts.

But you never hid!

You are with me

In the corners of my heart

Holding on with feathery clasps,

Never intruding,

Present every moment.

When I reflected

And summoned up

Cherished delicacies

Of our knitted lives.

What pathos prompted me

To search for you

Who was twined in my own self?

 

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One thought on “Where are You?

  1. Beautiful I can imagine all the memories you are uncovering of Varghese as well as the your family in India as you go though all the items in your home and prepare for the move. Catherine and Bonnie are feeling the same. It is such a difficult and emotional process. Liz

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