Poetry – "The Grapevine" #NaPoWriMo Day 25

Day 25:

The Grapevine
by Jennifer Patino

in the grapevine
formed the
perfect seat
for a tiny me
would outline
cookie cutter
so I could see
buzzed all around
Tucked away,
I felt so free
In a secret cove,
a backyard canopy
Climbing arms,
wrapped me up
and comforted me
gifted me a world with
a skylight to the above
A space to call my own,
a hideaway to love
from my tiny dreams
in fruit
sweeter than it seemed

Author’s Note: I used the optional prompt today: A poem about the emotional relationship that people have with particular kinds of spaces. This is about a grapevine I had in my childhood backyard that had a perfect little space for me to sit in. I imagine I thought my deepest little kid thoughts there. đŸ™‚

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