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Washing
Posted by: petersz (67.174.198.---)
Date: August 15, 2011 10:13AM

Washing

Tiny bars of soap
Forty, fifty years old
From hotel rooms in Europe…

I prefer them,
Perhaps for their purity,
To liquid hand soap fresh from a bottle
That makes my hands smell
With a chemical
That brings only distraction.

They help me think of my brother
And his friend
And the opera circuit
And train rides across the country
Long before I got to San Francisco.


Re: Washing
Posted by: les712 (68.116.84.---)
Date: August 17, 2011 12:47PM

It's amazing how little routines can trigger memories hidden deep in a person's psyche. Another good read Peter.

Les


Re: Washing
Posted by: petersz (67.174.198.---)
Date: August 17, 2011 06:18PM

Thanks you, Les, for visiting my poem and for your kind words.

Peter




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