Tagged: homeward

t-minus one month

t-minus one month
before homecoming – suitcases
out and ready, chores

crossed off, two by two, days become
longer, stretched across memories
.
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i am on my way –

i am on my way
towards home, towards the light,
from cradle to grave
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: home

i am on my way

the hummingbirds came

the hummingbirds came
home last friday, and dad was
ready for them – our

backyard strategically blooming
with fire engine red feeders
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
packing a suitcase home, a
splinter or two lodged

in the tips of my fingers –
a run-in with old memories
.
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it’s like when you are

it’s like when you are
heading the other way while
everyone else is

headed home – so many pairs
of lights helping you move past
.
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on the nth day of

on the nth day of
summer, we made a few
more discoveries,
hand in hand, arms
swinging towards
home, luck in our
steps. a new
Hedera helix hanging
planter finds its rhythm
alongside us, ready
to climb towards
the stars at our window
.
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morning flight, homebound,

at the intersection

at the intersection
to evening, we charter
every minute to take
us home, cut through
the seconds for
a fresh rinse
.
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you and i are the

you and i are the
lucky ones, where
the road towards
home is wide,
and hearts need
little convincing
to stay
.
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