WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

At Pie and Tea
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

By Rich Tassinari
Other Poems by Rich Tassinari


          At Pie and Tea

I saw You clearly just this very day
Although at first my blind eyes didn't see
Beyond embattlements in the foray
Of paperwork lined up to charge at me.

"Papot," she said,"I haf sum fin fir yu,"
"Not now, Senia, I'm needed at my post,"
With pen drawn out prepared to run it through,
My paper enemy would soon be toast.

"Papot, ka meer, I haf sum fin fir yu,"
"OK, Senia." This war will have to wait,
My mind forsaw a spill and crisis too
At which I might arrive a bit too late.

"But firs yu haf ta kuffir up yur eyes."
"Now look, Papot," she said and smiled so wide,
Her dolly's table set with tea and pies,
My heart smiled tenderly from deep inside.

Strawberry Shortcake and Bugs Bunny sat
All dressed in finery for mid-morn tea,
Seni and I had quite a friendly chat,
I soon forgot the paper enemy.

The empty cups held tea I couldn't see,
And pie? Invisible...what could I say?
My heart saw You sit down for pie and tea
So clearly through my granddaughter today.

Rich Tassinari
An old poem I found written 11 years age when Yessenia was 5


Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

About the Poet
Husband, father, grandfather, and each title is my joy. As a youth, poetry was a means to express the inexpressable. I was attracted to (and still am) the beauty and brevity of verse. All flows out from God, and like a proper prayer, can flow back.


Other Poems by Rich Tassinari

Currently Playing:


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]