Covid Times

Table For two
           Covid Times
 
Once upon a time there was a       lovely sweet place
In a twilight elegant old rose ambience a corner auld
In a subdued lit dining room quiet from the crowd
Flame in a satin globe glass herbal lavender grace
Scent that stays in the aura of the table for two dinner
 
Seats pulled out we sat not a single tiny speck
On the oyster white table cloth pot coffee served steaming
We smiled and left alone in privacy again we were smiling
A word not said stirred sugar in the coffee just perfect
Folded down the menu thumbs up yes our Saturday special dinner
 
As usual
 
Now only a distant happy sweet moment to relish
The smiles are there but unlike the cozy table footsie now we sit apart
A distance safe kind meal time a night dinner cart
Of left over from the days past not anything a fresh dish
How we wait in our bubble refuge all ears for a Saturday special delivered dinner
 
Not usual
 
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(c)NDR8.4.2020
Photo:Screenshot/LATimes/
G. Coronado

Covid love: wash-mask-distance-smile

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Robert L. Martin
3 months

"We sit in our bubble refuge." How do you come up with those words? That was great. I also loved the rest of the poem too.

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
3 months

Thanks Robert. I guess when you get going you just get going. Being most prolific you are among us your gift with words is unparalleled.
Thanks for liking.

Charlotte B. Williams
3 months

Yes, times have definitely changed. Many sweet memories,
that possibly we will enjoy doing once again. Like the Title, like the poetry

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
3 months

Thank you Charlotte for the likes. I like as well the full cup of joy you carry with you all the time as anyone can see from your smile (photo).
Thanks.

Vic
3 months

I like the nostalgia you evoke. Like definitely.

Our last dinner date was in February in a nice restaurant in Manila. Who knows when we can do it again. Just heard that one of our favorite restaurants in Houston is closing for good. How many will survive, up in the air.

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
2 months

Sad state of affairs 2020 is. Not being anxious I need to press the play button like yesterday, tape over 2020, preempt it.
Thanks Brod.

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