I close my eyes and see
a cool Sunday afternoon in Bay
family ready to spend time in prayer
peace, happiness sunshine all the way.
Me wearing floral black blouse
laptop closed with a sleeping mouse
spices spreading aroma in the house.
Younger; not really cranky
elder ready with a card well-painted
hubby in my fav color, not watching CNN
smiles, hugs and kisses much awaited.
Life's no more a stranger
dialing the past, recalling
rewrapping my late mom
feeling her perfect touch
plucking a tear
managing a smile
I open my eyes and see
table inviting with flowers
a day with no errands
attention, co-operation and quality time
all valuable gifts around me
house designed on no dime