100 Days of Gladness: Day 22

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…




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