Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 5,634 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Sound Of Home - Poem by Matthew Holloway

The sound of home
~
it's joyous, truly
the sounds and scents
the comfort found
in the place I rest
~
the dogs which bark
the cats that sleep
the flowers set
in the gardens keep
~
when foods a cooking
that sweet aroma
lamb, chicken, beef
or something other
~
the music playing
that child's laughter
those conversations
serious and foolish
I love them all
and would not change them
~
the are records and books
aplenty to choose
filler for the soul
open to any reach
~
the dogs still bark
now the cats are mewing
music is loudly playing
and the child
still laughing
~
this is the soundtrack
I'll never change
my home, my life
and those scents
are real to the nose
a house alive
~
the sound of home
it is something
we just, we just know

Topic(s) of this poem: home, life, love, pets


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 28, 2015



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