Simple Is Best, by Patricia McGoldrick

Simple Is Best
by Patricia McGoldrick

On a cold winter morning
He makes a quick trip to the market
Returning with a brown paper bag
Filled with red fruit and veggies
And shiny red-wrapped chocolates
Buttery croissants with
A creamy slab of local white cheese
Topped with a crimson ribbon.

Note: It seems to me that the heart really does know. Originally, I wrote this for a love theme poetry prompt at Poetic Asides blog site. Later, I shared under my name on February 16th, 2010 at 7:25 am on Poetry Ireland Guest Blog.

Patricia McGoldrick is a Kitchener, Ontario, Canada poet and writer, inspired by the everyday. Patricia is a member of The Ontario Poetry Society and the League of Canadian Poets. Visit her blog at patriciamcgoldrickdotcom or on Twitter @pmcgoldrick27. Recent publications include the poems “Limerick on Laundry” and “haiku on home” in Verse Afire print issues; online titles are posted at and in Red Wolf Journal you’ll find her poem “Urban Upcycling”.

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