to say nothing

to say nothing                             December 18, 2016
there was a day
you would call me every night
before you slept
and i could kiss you goodnight
as a wish for sweet dreams

i cannot tell you
how i long to kiss you

but no one ever called me
an easy woman

so i wait
with the patience of mary
for the sign i send my kisses
to the right man

you can pay the fee for a passport
i will let you get away with it once
but this will prove only
that you want me to come to you
and say nothing about
goodnight kisses

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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