Thursday, June 13, 2013

In the Eye of the Beholder

                                                        

Photo credit:  Andrea C. Jenkins
In the Eye of the Beholder



Her dying hands.

Fingers- frail, trembling, freckled with age spots
Like gnarls of an old oak tree.


The little boy did not see that.

In his soft hands
In his new camera
He captured the vibrant vermillion in grandma's fingers.


Link: Short Story/Poem Contest 

2 comments:

V Foley said...

oh wow, what a beautiful poem. Thank you so much for the inspiration.

found you through the Anklet Blog Hop.

Anindita Basu said...

Thank you. Glad you liked it.

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