August 22, 2009

Poem: Sanibel

Inspired by this image.

As they packed, she poured
the sand in her shoes into a plastic
bag, tucked into her
suitcase with her
makeup, and wrapped
the shells in toilet
paper, and put them
in her purse, hoping
their memories would be
allowed past security.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Glad you were inspired by my Sanibel image...what a magical place to remember.