Wedding

Pouffed hair

borrowed tux with tails

not really their style

 

A lone classical guitarist

providing atmosphere

they didn’t choose

 

The clouds parted and dried

the wet grass

a half hour before the ceremony

 

A wedding in a rose garden

with an attendant chipmunk

 

She borrowed her sister’s vows

added something from a book

The sister is divorced now

 

But their cobbled-together

ceremony has stuck

for twenty years

two daughters

an unwieldy mortgage

the death of her parents

back taxes

and the requisite arguments

 

They splurged only on the wedding cake.

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About aliceinbloggingland

I am starting a blog in order to establish a regular writing habit, with readers. Enjoy!
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4 Responses to Wedding

  1. kristin says:

    I’m glad you decided to finish up the a-z.

  2. josna says:

    Me too–I’ve enjoyed following your pieces all month. Congrats!

  3. Arti says:

    love your style. economy of words. abundance of images.

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