Treasure Island

Lee B. Mack

(01/04/1957 to / Shelbyville, Kentucky)

A Granddaughter's Smile


A granddaughter’s smile incites advantage
as she readies her nest for the nighttime story
she prepares each slice of magnetic universe
she tends to bottle warming and gifts;
the boys punctuate the fields with balls
that impress upon blankets of trampoline gravity
a vertical hope singing their holiday songs
plucking the strings of their bows
sailing their ships from universe to universe;
grandparent bliss eclipses
the last canvas of vision arranging the vibrations
into the pictures in all of our dreams.

Submitted: Friday, August 07, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, July 06, 2011

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