of essential, Small details

L. B. Mek


At lunch, or any mealtime

when we get a chance, to dine out

and our little troublemaker, perfectly time’s 

her untimely tantrum, for maximum disruption


I simply concentrate, on assembling

my next glutinous bite

knowing, you’ll be there to distract her

till she reverts - back, to her angelic self


then later-on, I watch - on

as you hungrily, breathlessly - scoff down

your now, frozen 

starter-and-main, impromptu combo


seldom, have you ever had time

to savour desserts

that aren’t, mere deflated puddles

by the time, you reach them;


or, after a full day’s work

when you scrape together, energy – enough

to take your two ladies ‘out on the town’

I - chill back and recuperate, while you play

with our Madhatter with unfathomable zeal 

then later, we whisper about each other’s day

while you drive us home

without disturbing a pebble


and as soon as we walk-in, turning around 

to ask: if I’m - too tired

to give our sleepy terrier

her nightly bath?!


And, your rewards?

Two, grateful pairs of adoring eyes 


the infatuated ladies: in your life…



© L. B. Mek

June 2020

  • Author: L. B. Mek (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 17th, 2023 02:02
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  • sorenbarrett

    Once again L.B. you show the romantic inside and the sensitivity to see the little things that make a relationship. Very nice and very soothing.

    • L. B. Mek

      (we were born to a Time, that assumes
      Unicorns are more real
      than a decent gentleman, with empathetic
      so I thought I should plant some seeds of hope
      even as mere fantasy
      someday, in the future
      decent men may outnumber, those unicorns
      glad you found it soothing, dear insightful Poet
      mellow, was what I was aiming for
      that simple life
      where shared burdens, bridge a path
      to mutually reciprocated, kindness
      and thoughtfulness

    • Sakwa Franc

      This is good work Mr. LB

      • L. B. Mek

        glad you like it, dear poet

      • Neville

        to put it bluntly, but also, be precise, I simply can not articulate anywhere near what I want to express about the sheer sense of wonder and delight these words of yours did manage to engender within me .. and having now just about recovered from the warm gush you bestowed on me earlier today .. I can say all that whilst walking in a straight narrow line and with my serious hat on .. better than a nice one sir .. Neville 👍

        • L. B. Mek

          I do get lucky from time to time
          don't I my most cherished, Hyung
          thank you! for never failing to affirm
          and encourage my poetic dreams
          for a wannabe poet, its a priceless gift
          as-ever you humble me, my friend

        • H. Jordan

          love this!!

          • L. B. Mek

            so glad you enjoyed the read
            thank you! dear poet

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