That Smile

it was a passing
thought
while drinking coffee
the sound of traffic
in my ear
an image of my mother
recently deceased
appeared
and yes there is that
sadness
the hand of Fate
and yet a melancholic joy
comforts me
that smile
that always greeted me
no tears expressed
just a sigh
to say
i’m still missing you

By Paolo Michell

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About pmisteil

Hi, my name is Paul though I write under other names like, Thatcher and Paolo, I love literature, art and architecture their passion and drama....the contradictions. The notion of Truth-who is the person behind the mask? Or does it matter! I like long walks and longer conversations over cappuccinos in a cafe with atmosphere and the rest is a journey!
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