After Rumi

by Judy Abrams

Spring reached us late this year
As the sun warmed my body
I reached for you.

Your eyes reflect an illusion
Of myself unchanged by years
I prefer your gaze
To a mirror.

Now that you are gone
There is no dent in my morning bed
I pull up the bedspread.

Comments
  1. I wanted to read this because I know Judy. Her poem is felt, brief and telling. I’m hoping my interpretation is faulty.

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s