Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Grandpa’s Problem

bewildered in the living room
between the sofa and the recliner
no clear path in view
with naked Barbies
dwarf
SpongeBobs
Lego castles and Dog more
like a sleeping wolf scattered
what rising sun will navigate
this kingdom of youth
with no lamp
within reach

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6 Responses to “”

  1. Sara said

    You paint a scene well while still leaving the meaning of this subtle.

  2. dsnake1 said

    this is beautiful.
    love the imagery here.
    i like your use of toys in this poem. an analogy to a “second childhood”?

  3. Brian said

    very nice, both funny and serious, imagistic and tender

  4. …sounds like home to me.
    …have you’ve been in our house lately?:-)

    Ciao, Milou

  5. whypaisley said

    i am not even anyones gramma and i can so identify with this.. i am sooooo out of touch,, out of date,, lost and confused by the younger generation… and me ,, i just cant believe it… i swore i would never get old…..

  6. I like that, you painted the scene very well

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