On the Dressing Table

On the Dressing Table

A forgotten tendresse:
on the heavy glass 
of the perfume bottle,
dust;
beautiful, but empty
as a changeling child;
with just a lingering
scent, an air-kiss
from the past.

 

Julian O’Dea

 

 

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by fuzziewuzziebear on January 24, 2019 at 10:16 am

    I like it, but there is no bear equivalent. However, the on the last post, I did say that the highest form of intimacy with bears is sharing honey. Here is an example. It is G rated and in German, but a translation should not be necessary.

    Reply

  2. “beautiful, but empty
    as a changeling child;” I love these lines.

    Reply

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