soothsaying cake

April 10, 2014

its not cold anymore
its hard to believe that there could be
this much color in the world.

Easy Bee says: smell the flowers
then the original Little (she is almost not little anymore)
comes through the front back door and
says: but smell the aroma in the kitchen – its even better.
and it is.

i once got a fortune cookie that read:
there will be cake in your future
the kitchen fragrance proves this prophecy
once again.

it really is one of the best fortunes one can receive:
cake… and the love with which it is made.
and children who want nothing more than to see you enjoy it,
enjoy it with you –
watch it set ablaze and then blown out.
believe that they’ve got what you wished for
wrapped in a box in the other room;
it was their idea, they picked it out, made the wrapping paper
wrapped it, could not stop themselves talking about it.
what i wish is that life was really that simple.
mmmmmmmmmm cake,
in this moment it is.

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5 Responses to “soothsaying cake”

  1. Rachel Says:

    This puts a smile on.

  2. Jimdaddy Says:

    Thanks for giving us all a birthday gift from your birthday.

  3. Gail Brown Says:

    Wishes come true, cake, a day off, loving family, time to breath. Sorry I couldn’t be there to enjoy it with you but I’m glad it was special.

  4. Ryan Roling Says:

    You’re old.

  5. Lindsey Says:

    I’m really glad you were born.


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