Saturday, April 3, 2010

this is what our house looks like.
this feels like a sunday. i think it's saturday,
but frankly, it feels a little like tuesday, too.
it's all mixed up.
we've been off for more than a week.
off at home.
i could not ask for more.
today it was as perfect as could be.
bright sun and enough breeze to remind you it's only april.
things i would never before have done,
i did.
like walk away.
walk out of the house and say
i'm going out right now.
see you in a bit.
i'm sorry you're sad.
i'm going to go out to the park...
would you like to come with me?
i'm going to go out to the park.
and everyone came,
and we hid plastic eggs,
and ate bread and cheese,
and some of us took
and some of us gave
rides in the garden wagon.
and some of us sat,
and talked,
and one of us felt
that it was exactly
what she wanted
and now one of us needs to go
fill the shoes
of the easter bunny.
goodnight! and thanks for reading.


Anonymous Tim said...

I love how this was written.

April 3, 2010 10:29 PM  
OpenID thenextarrow said...

i love that first photo. there's something innately soothing about a stack of clean dishes.

great post!

xo Alison

April 4, 2010 10:44 AM  
Blogger house on hill road said...

this post has me smiling. happy easter, tara.

April 4, 2010 2:48 PM  
Blogger bridgmanpottery said...

tara, I love how you see things. beautiful.

April 4, 2010 9:03 PM  

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