Things I Love

 The Whirligig 302

Prompt words in red.

Among the things I love

are the winter leaf-stripped ash trees

in the yard,

and your voice

in late-night conversation,

the strident tone of day put aside.

As our time together draws to a close,

I mention these,

for later,

when you are gone,


may be enough,

and thinking so

makes me happy now.  


 ©2021 Lisa Smith Nelson. All Rights Reserved



  1. It is always good to admire our environment especially the wild world of whispering trees and bubbling streams.

    1. That is so true. I love streams and poking around along the shore. Oh, it's been years...


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