lingering in his softness we sat there on the floor our fingers lingering in his softness as life left him with a long exhalation fogged with relief from the frailty of living
This poem was written to a prompt “One moment I will always remember is”. I set a timer and wrote for 5 minutes nonstop without judgement. Then added more physical details and imagery and built a poem about the day Jim and I put Tucker to sleep over 20 years ago. Rest in peace, sweet boy.