My post today is much shorter than usual due to some life events (not COVID related) that are happening in my immediate family. I did write a longer blog on insomnia, yesterday, if you are interested the link is at the bottom of this post. But, today, I offer a poem I wrote while I seek comfort for our family. Words always help me in times of worry, and today is no different.
I Wish You Peace and Comfort
Peace can be found sitting in your chair,
While comfort abounds from the tea I sip there.
A Wednesday night Fish Fry,
brings about warm memories to try.
While reminiscing brings a tear to my eye.
causing me to expel a large sigh.
Carefully holding hope in my cup,
I sit with your plants while the light sends them up.
The light in your eyes last morning now dim,
Your shock in seeing me caused my emotions to brim.
I’ve been here for days, I tell you now,
just sitting to keep you company, the best way I know how.
I brush your hair away from your face,
seeing the tension slide away, a gift of grace.
Not knowing what’s ahead is the hardest of all,
Peace and comfort for you, is now what I call.
I Love You, Mom.
© Draft, Carol Labuzzetta, 2021
Today is Poetry Friday. Today’s host is Denise at Dare to Care. Denise has become a friend of mine through the Poetry Friday experience. She has helped me to grow as a writer and I appreciate the time she’s spent communicating with me about poetry! Thanks for hosting today Denise!