Teaspoons in the Garden

Tea In The Park
Paradise Circus -Flickr Creative Commons

One less teaspoon in the drawer
one more in the garden beds
one more beneath
my children’s favourite tree.

I know this for sure
they’re not anywhere near
my beloved teapot
& searching’s become a daily chore.

For the rest of this poem please go to Ripple Poetry

Notes on Creativity
This poem began as the start of a memory story about my early motherhood days. It ran out of puff and sat in my notebook gathering dust. But poetry gave it new life and here it is.

A note to all new readers

I’d like to acknowledge all the new visitors and followers of this blog. Thanks to those of you beginning to leave comments.

Published by June

Writer, photographer, lover of unity in diversity in thought and humanity - poet by nature, world citizen

2 thoughts on “Teaspoons in the Garden

  1. I like it, June!! The first stanza is especially nice–I could easily visualize it, and I think it could stand alone (as well as being the opening of the longer poem)–just my nickel’s worth! Have an excellent day–God bless you!


  2. Thanks, yes it could stand alone, poetry is so economical sometimes you don’t need to say more. Thanks for your feedback.


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