a spoon and a song

October 14, 2013 at 3:15 pm 13 comments

 

it

began

with a spoon

and a tune from

a childhood long past.

words sung of memories,

by a voice deep with feeling.

its graceful curves of lean silver;

a reflection of a bride-to-be

along with hopes and dreams for her future.

an elegance reminiscent of dance

with simple lines – evoking wishes

of love and tranquility but

years passed through violent storms.

her lovely spoon still shines

in the hands of him

while he searches

for his dreams

to come

true.

sppon

a simple spoon

Jordan brought home two items for me to wash in the dishwasher – a spoon and a water bottle.  While I was loading the dishwasher, Elvis was singing on my I-Pod.  When I took the spoon in my hand and noticed its curves, I realized it was a piece of the flatware I received for my wedding –  24 years ago.  And to make the moment even more sentimental was the song which Elvis began to sing – “Memories”.

 

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13 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dom DiFrancesco  |  October 14, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    This is a beautiful poem, it is amazing how the simplest things can invoke such strong memories.

    Reply
    • 2. words4jp  |  October 14, 2013 at 5:46 pm

      so, so true. it feels like a circle, sometimes….

      Reply
  • 3. Svelte  |  October 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Thoroughly enjoyed this. Love it K. xXx

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    • 4. words4jp  |  October 14, 2013 at 5:45 pm

      thank you – I almost felt I was living a scene in a movie – 🙂

      Reply
  • 5. Skye @ TheSanctuaryofMyHeart  |  October 14, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Beautiful, Kimberly.

    Reply
  • 6. Andy Oldham  |  October 15, 2013 at 12:33 am

    Memories like this give us the warm fuzzies!

    Reply
    • 7. words4jp  |  October 15, 2013 at 1:45 am

      Yes, that they do. Thank you for stopping by;)

      Reply
  • 8. Cody McCullough  |  October 15, 2013 at 3:29 am

    Fantastic post and poem. Thank you for sharing.

    Reply
    • 9. words4jp  |  October 15, 2013 at 7:26 am

      Thank you;)

      Reply
  • 10. Theresa  |  October 15, 2013 at 11:45 am

    This is lovely. I return from vacation to Elvis in black leather and beautiful wedding memories from Kimberly. Two days ago, in Cefalu, Sicily, I visited a cathedral where a beautiful dark-haired bride entered the church with sunlight blazing through the stained glass windows, beginning a new journey with her love. This post is so appropriate.

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    • 11. words4jp  |  October 15, 2013 at 1:06 pm

      nothing like Elvis in black leather:) he made the look cool!

      Reply
  • 12. Wordifull Melanie  |  October 16, 2013 at 4:36 am

    Lovely 🙂

    Reply
  • 13. BECAUSE GIRLS ARE COOL – KIMBERLY | Hastywords  |  May 24, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    […] ASpoon and a Song […]

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