The Worth of a picture

22 Nov

The Worth of a picture

By L. Stewart Marsden

 

A thousand words with you
are worth far more than one mere picture;
the timbre of your voice;
the spark of your eyes;
the warmth from your near skin;
the smell of your cologne;
the laugh of your response . . .
all dimmed and flat on matted memory.

The photo somehow doesn’t do.
And so I ask: one thousand words more with you.

Copyright © by Lawrence S. Marsden, 22 November, 2015
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One Response to “The Worth of a picture”

  1. InfiniteZip November 22, 2015 at 1:15 pm #

    A beautiful piece, love this. Sad and so much unsaid, lovely piece. K

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