Nana’s Kitchen (A Pantoum) – Paul Dunell

 

Nana’s kitchen welcomes me the fire is in the stove

Hugs and cuddles when I come home and the smells of yummy bakes

The whispered I love you the kiss the patted head

A special place to be loved and to be safe

 

Hugs and cuddles when I come home and smells of yummy bakes

I love the special welcomes when I come home from school

A special place to be loved and to be safe

The flour on Nana’s apron in her hair and on her clothes

 

I love the special welcomes when I come home from school

Scents of apple of cinnamon nutmeg and of clove

The flour on Nana’s apron in her hair and on her clothes

Sit down and tell me about your day while I enjoy a cuppa

 

Scents of apple of cinnamon nutmeg and of clove

I love to tie the fire tongs to her apron as she snores

Sit down and tell me about your day while I enjoy a cuppa

Her tales of long gone brothers and swimming in the creek

 

I love to tie the fire tongs to her apron as she snores

The whispered I love you the kiss the patted head

Her tales of long gone brothers and swimming in the creek

Nana’s kitchen welcomes me the fire is in the stove

 

Copyright Paul Dunell 2013

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