Whethers

Though I cannot touch your shirtsleeve, I reach out.
You answer me, pull me close with softly written words.
Soothe. Calm.
We shield ourselves with flannel paragraphs,
Hold life’s storms at bay,
Understanding, no matter what our whethers,
Friendship moors us in undeniable harbour.

44 words for d’Verse Poets Pub Monday quadrille prompt: harbor/harbour

5 thoughts on “Whethers

  1. I started to gibber with delight when I read “flannel paragraphs.” Oh, Jo, that is such a wonderful, evocative description, and it sums up the overall message of the poem perfectly. I want to hug that phrase, if makes me so happy.

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