A Glass of Water

A Glass of Water

A Poem by Caius Frank

The ice in the glass of water next to me shifts


The ice in the glass of water next to me


It makes a sound against the glass

And suddenly

I am on the leather couch of my grandparents

The glass has my grandmothers lipstick print

A drop of water


down the side of the glass

It has a smell I know 

that isn’t here

© 2019 Caius Frank

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Added on March 22, 2019
Last Updated on March 22, 2019
Tags: grandmother, grandparents, nostalgia, homesick, memory, sound memory, scent memory, smell, home


Caius Frank
Caius Frank

Phoenix, AZ

I have always loved to read and only later learned to write, which I love even more. I enjoy short stories, bouncy poems and experimental combinations of words that have a sense of rhythm and invoke f.. more..