Happy toes

For my grandmother, whose birthday is soon:

 

A hole a sock a thread a pin

A stuffed tomato to stick it in

A thimble a button a needle a knot

Using her teeth to pull it taut.

Blue and black, white and gray

A tube of glue for a rainy day

A nimble thumb, the smell of rose

A mended sock for happy toes

 

A lemon cookie, a mug of tea

A grandmother’s hug, just for me.

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2 thoughts on “Happy toes

  1. Love this!!!! Happy Birthday Grandma!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. A fantastic poem that your grandmother is sure to love 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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