Today in your honour I boiled an egg
a simple act to cut through time
eating comfort with a small spoon.

It brought back the red glow of your hearth
re-instated the sound of knitting needles
and made true again the knowledge that here was
a safe place for as long as I chose to stay.


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Julia Dean-Richards

Julia is a writer and performer living in the Shropshire hills. Her writing is a product and expression of the love she has found whilst journeying through the most difficult times of her life.

5 thoughts on “Aunty”

  1. MMMMMM! I have discovered hidden treasures here! I signed up. I look forward to reading the rest of your work. 🙂 Thanks for liking “Gold”. If only because I never would have found You, otherwise.

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