Eternally Glowing

Eternally Glowing – the poem below – is my take on d’Verse’s Quadrille challenge.

The Quadrille is simply a poem of 44 words (excluding the title), and it can take any form. This week’s challenge was to use the word “tinsel” in a Quadrille.

Eternally Glowing

Tinsel on the tree
"It's time
For a cuppa!"
She'd say.

I cannot forget
Not so much the tree
My Dad chopped

Not the trimming's
Frail sheen
The gifts
'neath the tree.

But Mum's
Golden sheen
The gift of love now
Eternally glowing.
Mum, Christmas 2013
(our last Christmas together)


    1. You know what’s funny? One of my sisters took a pic of my Mum, my youngest and I on the beach (one of our last pics together) and each of us were glowing with a halo type light at the top of our heads. I so treasure that photo – and had to think of it as I penned this.

      Thank you for your sweet encouragement, David.

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