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Creaking floorboards whisper she is up. I move to put the coffee on. By the mirror in the hall, I pause to fix my hair. I want to look my best for her. Two seeds, long-planted, growing comfort, as clocks run down.

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Date: 11/30/2020 7:55:00 AM
Nice use of analogy here...
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vernon witmer
Date: 12/5/2020 11:14:00 AM
Thank you S1 for the feedback. I'm not too familiar with terms like analogy, allegory, or allusion. I am new to the mechanics of writing poetry and have a lot to learn. I am reading :a poet's glossary by Edward Hirsch and reading such great work by yourself and others, hoping to improve in both technique and content. You are an inspiration. Thank you.
Date: 11/29/2020 1:42:00 PM
Lovingly penned, speaks so well of a marriage made in heaven.
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vernon witmer
Date: 11/29/2020 6:25:00 PM
Thank you Caren. Your knowledge of poetry and observational prowess continue to amaze me. It takes skill to be both prolific and spontaneous. You live poetry.