Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Burning pictures

I've been trying to burn pictures into my brain with the cameras in my eyes

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::you waking in the morning; the way you look at me

::your head on my tummy; your cheekbones

::the cats curled on their backs in the sun; light glinting off of soft fur; curled toes; half closed eyes

::bees lazy on the false indigo, gone for a week now; little orchid flowers; deep purple

::pictures of my grandparents; memories flood in; tears just barely held back

::the scars on your leg from the accident; new, but now a part of you

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::you looking at me with eyes of trust and love; a little mischeif, too

::hair blowing with the window down; red, fiery, soft; bright smile and twirling thoughts

::cars lined up on the piano; keys as parking spaces

::the love in your smile

::the love

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Photos from We Heart It

11 comments:

Sharon said...

Goodness, Erin, the photo of the cat with the tomatoes is brilliant!

Show Me Mama said...

Oh, those pictures are incredible. Love them!I am your new follower. You have a beautiful blog and You can visit me when you can at http://showmemama.blogspot.com

Elisabelle said...

sorry!!
i meant sweet life ;)

lori said...

This is an absolutely lovely post - all those very small moments that make life so good your heart aches. You burned them into my mind, too.

Lois Evensen said...

Such beautiful thoughts. :)

cheri said...

love the photos.

thanks for the follow. following you back :)

zuzana said...

very lovely collection <3

http://saladofmylife.blogspot.com

Relyn said...

This is a fantastic list. It makes my heart go pitty pat.

Shawna said...

What wonderful poetry to wake up to this morning. I'm especially moved by the one about remembering your parents' faces. You are a brilliant writer.

Shawna said...

Last one, I promise! Come see the wedding pictures I took recently, and tell me what you think.

Shawna said...

And I also love your photographs...especially the last one of the "I love you" notebook. The angle makes it so beautiful.

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