Life is

Life is

  • broken glass on the kitchen floor
  • “You’ve got mail”
  • woolen socks
  • frankincense clouds
  • singing birds
  • often read books
  • many appointments during the week
  • father and son at a bar
  • the morning stubble
  • summer storms
  • sisters dancing in front of the mirror
  • cut flowers from the beloved
  • God’s hobby
  • Maybe main profession
  • clean, ironed shirts
  • dirty dishes in the sink
  • sore muscles
  • flowers and pocodots and lots of kitsch
  • red cheeks after sledging
  • rose petals on the stone steps outside of the church
  • puddle jumping in boot weather
  • tired legs at the end of the day
  • packages and letters
  • fruit salad with ice cream
  • slow strolling
  • lots of change in my pocket
  • coffee rings on my papers
  • coming home
  • dried flowers hung up over my bed
  • a tear
  • of joy
  • waking up with you, next to you, in your arms
  • children’s laughter
  • many laugh lines
  • morning fog over the rolling hills
  • fresh lemonade
  • quitting time
  • a sweet melody
  • the mysterious moving of a curtain behind a window
  • a scarecrow in a yellow stubble field
  • a hot shower
  • and a cold one, too
  • a smile
  • a hole in my sock
  • a meeting place
  • cheap beer and a zig
  • simmering vegetables in the pot
  • your kiss
  • a compliment
  • a scaly house wall
  • a red front door
  • green shutters
  • the similarities of row houses
  • and their differences, too
  • a clothesline in the sun
  • a surprising rain shower
  • the sun setting
  • and rising
  • a prayer
  • an ominous gust of wind
  • a schoolyard during recess
  • a shopping list
  • and other lists
  • lust
  • fall colors painting the hills
  • the ladies in the cafe
  • the morning after
  • the day before
  • waiting
  • the lights changing to “Go!”
  • my smoking neighbor on her balcony in the morning
  • my hair-electrifying fleece sweater
  • the motherly embrace
  • the red lipstick on my red wine glass
  • singing in the shower
  • the stars in the sky
  • the smell of home
  • your touch
  • wanting to be with you
  • too short
  • the marriage ring next to the sink
  • a steaming loaf of bread
  • a glass of cold milk
  •  dandelion cracking the sidewalk
  • the shrill whistling of a passing train
  • the waving of my neighbor
  • the “school” road sign
  • a rustle of wrapping paper
  • walking in high heels
  • a child’s drawing
  • a bubble bath
  • your number when you call
  • the well-meant
  • the doctor’s smile
  • picture-making clouds
  • helping each other
  • holding hands
  • hopeful
  • beautiful
  • meaningful
  • a happy ending