nichepoetryandprose

poetry and prose about place

holding on to our space

with 3 comments


We are in a competition for space.  A population of geckos has moved into our house.  They are everywhere:

on the wall…

under the cupboard in the kitchen…

on the post in our stairway…

climbing down our picture frames…

on the books in my study…

this little fellow came all the way from Barcelona in Spain
 
and even on the curtains.
 

 

holding on

~

flex knee

reach

determined to stick

~

one foot on wall

will the molecular bond

to adhere

~

reluctant release

of rear foot

now dedicated to

surface past

~

flex knee

reach

~

 

© Jane Tims 2011

Written by jane tims

September 4, 2011 at 7:49 am

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  1. The geckos are wonderful. As was the poem. 🙂

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    Robin

    September 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm

  2. I don’t have to remind you what Heather would say …lol Great poem …
    – Denis

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    JD

    September 4, 2011 at 7:58 am


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