Thursday, October 15, 2009

A Message to My Love

I dedicate this post to Green Girl in Wisconsin, whose humor and poetry have inspired me today. And to Joe, of course, who leaves a little something waiting for me every morning.
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Ode to Joe


Lost in your darkness
And that of the world outside
I pry lids apart to gaze at your beauty
And awake, dream of richness.

My other half has made you
Unadulterated
Pure on the edge of night
No trace of dreaded decaf in sight.

I drink you in
gratefully.
Your taste is silk
with a touch of milk.

Imbibing I sit
Before the glowing.
Offspring linger on the horizon,
Threatening.

They stir
Not as horrible
As imagined

So I too stir
And sip
And adore you.


- Midwest Mom

5 comments:

  1. This is great poem! And thank you for the Thomas tip, it worked wonders!

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  2. Thanks. I'm glad it worked! (Matthew is such a useful engine...) :D

    - Julia

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  3. Hi Julia,
    Thank you for your sweet visit to my blog and for following along as well. I really appreciate it. You are my 400th official follower! ~Woohoo!
    Thanks again

    What a beautifully written poem. It's just lovely.

    Be sure and check back in a few weeks for my one year of blogging giveaway. It's going to be a good one.

    Many Blessings and Happy Fall!
    ~Warmly, ~Melissa :)

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  4. This is awesome! My husband feels the same way about my coffee - except it usually IS as horrible as imagined. haha.

    Signing up as a follower. Nice to "meet" you!

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