100 Days of Gladness: Day 22

tinalear
2 min readApr 5, 2024

NaPoWriMo “Daisy, My Other Dog”

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I stand at the sink,
sorting the dirty glasses and plates.
In between putting forks and spoons
in the dishwasher and cleaning a fry pan
that doesn’t fit in there,

a quiet yearning
scoops out my heart,
distracts my arms, pulsates
in the air in front of…

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tinalear

Novelist. Poet. Musician. Buddhist. Quilter. Animal lover. Visible grownup. Hidden child. Secret dancer when all alone. Makes good bread.