Silver Lining

    The heavy wooden pier stretches out from under my feet, The mixture of salt and candy is sharp and sickly sweet A whipping wind that flips my hair, it lands across my face, I lose sight of you for a second, my heart begins to race. Your chubby cheeks are smothered with sugar and a smile so pure, Your hand held out for Mother to take, to soothe and reassure. I scoop you up to hold you close and plant kisses on your head, Your infectious laughter erupts with ease to a smile so easily spread. We snuggle … Continue reading Silver Lining