Forever-Love, dVerse Quadrille Monday


Forever-Love

As years passed, her hair turned fuller’s white and the pains and joys of life etched wrinkles on her face. Eyes still sparkled. In her muddled mind, she knew him still.

rough gnarly branches,
spring blossoms flourished on twigs
he stayed at her side.

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A Haibun/Quadrille inspired by a number of former patients, linked to dVerse Quadrille Monday, where the word to use is “Muddle.” A Haibun is a short piece of prose followed by a seasonal haiku. A Quadrille is a poem of exactly 44 words that uses a specific word offered by the prompter. Please join in at dVerse Monday Quadrille.

19 thoughts on “Forever-Love, dVerse Quadrille Monday

  1. 5h2o says:

    This is lovely.

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  2. Mish says:

    Incredibly powerful expression of unconditional love. Both sad and beautiful, Victoria. Sorry for my late response.

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  3. Very nice, the mix of spring and winter in her.

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  4. sanaarizvi says:

    This is so beautiful!💖

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  5. A beautiful write Victoria, it is so sweet to see that ‘In her muddled mind, she knew him still’ xxx

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  6. lillian says:

    Beautiful, Victoria. That slipping away…that muddle. But the familiarity and love is what we hold onto. This appeals on many levels.

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  7. merrildsmith says:

    Like Toni, I’m teary-eyed, but it is lovely.
    My mom is starting to get more forgetful. . .

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  8. Misky says:

    This tugs at my heartstrings.

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  9. kim881 says:

    This is lovely, Victoria. I just wish my dad had survived to help my mum through her muddle.

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  10. I love it.. and i feel that the strength of that love brings light to the muddle.

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  11. lynn__ says:

    Love this tender and heart-warming haibun/quadrille, Victoria!

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  12. whimsygizmo says:

    OH! The hope and beauty of those spring blossoms! I LOVE this, Victoria.

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  13. This is so very sweet!

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  14. Kathy Reed says:

    Nice way to combine the two, Victoria. Can relate to “fuller’s white”.

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  15. souldipper says:

    And into infinity it goes. Love!

    Hope you are well – I was alerted to this piece through a Twitter reminder. Good to find – too many I know experience this.

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  16. chiharumon says:

    Lovely! This is worth to read !

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  17. kanzensakura says:

    This is so very precious. It makes me teary eyed though. But this really is so sweet and full of love.

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  18. rothpoetry says:

    Very nice Victoria!

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  19. Frank Hubeny says:

    I like how she still knows him through the muddle.

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