great golabki day (daily prompt)

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Yesterday was Father’s Day in many countries. If you could dedicate a holiday to a more distant relative, who would it be — and why?

tree branches sometimes split

growing in different directions

stretching toward the same Sun

never touching one another

 

such can be the case of families

distant tinkling of crochet needles

creating coats causing racial slurs

after mass aftermath

 

matching hot pink looped hat with coat

smirks from pseudo parishioners

pointing with chins

look at that polack

 

my oblivious returned smiles evoked evil laughter

learning at eight the definition of evil irony

catholics can hold more spite on their tongues than eucharists

confessions or prayers of penance

 

back then didn’t know the difference

just remember driving over bridges into the city

small row home filled with aroma of golabkis

serenaded by great aunt sophie’s tinkling needles

finishing up the Christmas present

in between powdering kruschickis

so i could wear something pretty

on Easter

tree branches sometimes split

but once they are reunited

the buds will bloom

and the bough

never

breaks

©michele mitchell, 2014

prompt: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/familial-feasts/

photo credit : http://seattle.findwell.com/million-things-to-do-seattle/polish-home-association/

Other Celebrations:

http://jandelaforce.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/hedgehog-day/

http://psychologistmimi.com/2014/06/16/a-wish-for-the-cool-and-hip-aunt-day/

http://fibercompulsion.com/2014/06/16/a-day-for-celebration/

http://mjamesjackson.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/cousins-day/

http://dcmontreal.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/my-grandfathers-lexicon/

 

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “great golabki day (daily prompt)

  1. Pingback: A wish for “The Cool and Hip Aunt” Day « psychologistmimi

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