her hand
on my wrist
moth dust

8 Responses

  1. Mike Schoenburg Says:

    from the next room
    him talking more important
    than her hearing ?

  2. Leanne Mumford Says:

    Sparse and poignant, Sheila. Much is hinted at in these few words.

  3. Gaby Bedetti Says:

    I read this poem yesterday. It is still haunting me. "moth" s brilliant, but "dust" cuts to the quick.

  4. Sheila Sondik Says:

    I'm so happy to hear that you were 'touched' by this poem. Thank you.

  5. Magyar Says:

    Heartful… in so many thoughts Sheila_!

    A light touch; mayhaps an infant daughter's; times dust.

  6. Sheila Sondik Says:

    Thank you, Magyar. Inspired by my granddaughter's sweet touch.

  7. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    The lightest touch…and a magical one that makes me think of fairy dust. Beautiful, Sheila.


  8. Sheila Sondik Says:

    Thank you, Marion!

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