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Marriage Bed
by
Kelly DeMaegd


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Little Darling,
Summer Snow, 
Lavender Pinocchio.
 
Roses among baby’s
breath, Sweet
William, Cheddar pinks.
 
Planted in a place
hewn from barren,
arid, rock-hard clay,
 
Using shovel,
pick axe, rich
shredded leaf decay.
 
Wedding gift from a man
with tender heart,
callused hands.
 

© by Kelly DeMaegd.
Used with the author’s permission.

 

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Kelly DeMaegd lives in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, with her husband, a Frisbee-crazed German Shepherd, and a herd of deer that are not too shy to eat every flower and vegetable in her garden.

 

 


Post New Comment:
twinkscat:
Beautiful!
Posted 02/08/2014 07:02 PM
erinsnana:
Lovely!!
Posted 02/08/2014 04:36 AM
TheSilverOne:
Beautiful!
Posted 02/07/2014 09:00 AM
paradea:
Love this poem, Kelly. Keep up the good work!
Posted 02/07/2014 07:51 AM
Ross Kightly:
I neglected to comment: GREAT TITLE!!
Posted 02/07/2014 05:11 AM
Ross Kightly:
A perfect poem of simple and moving juxtapositions - the flowers and the inhospitable setting, the hands and heart. Thank you Kelly and Jayne for reminding us how it can be.
Posted 02/07/2014 04:56 AM


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