Monday, June 05, 2006

These Dishes on a Table

I can see these dishes on a table
In a country kitchen years ago,
Sitting on this tablecloth
Starched and ironed, white as snow.

If all of them could tell their stories,
I wonder what each one would say.
I have a feeling they'd be glad
To have belonged to yesterday.

~ Ruth Shuey Hower ~

1 comment:

  1. I especially like that last line, that they are glad to have belonged to yesterday. What a sweet image that invokes......


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