Wife

I know the geometry of the pantry,
warm sheets folded and held to my breast,
the sweet smell of basil
planted by my own hands.

© 2012, Linda Leedy Schneider

Linda Leedy Schneider is the Grand Prize Winner – 2012 Contemporary American Poetry Prize. Also visit her at http://www.pw.org/content/linda_leedy_schneider

One thought on “Wife

  1. Debbie says:

    beautiful word choices Linda!

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