The tablecloth stains carefully covered
by means of a vase with plastic flowers,
an ashtray never used,
two framed photos of people she never cared for
and the dust collecting bible:
she hides well and goes through her hours
in silence. She knows more of covering up
than her pale eyes reveal.

Comments on: "Aunt" (8)

  1. A jewel of a portrait!

  2. So visulal! Love it. L&H xx

  3. No! Its not a new word, I mean “visual” ๐Ÿ˜Š

  4. Beautifully observed and economically expressed. A gem in my opinion

    • Thank you very much Peter ๐Ÿ™‚ Economically expressed – I suppose I can be cheap with words! lol

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