She's cleaning out a closet

several shoeboxes, some empty

others filled with snapshots

 

dozens of photographs,  

many I had never seen 

 

a group of friends at the beach,  

mismatched swimsuits with bottles of beer

all sunburnt, but smiling

 

a family photo from a ski trip

Christmas lights wrapped around store windows

the background filled with snow and icicles 

 

and my favorite,

she was standing outside in a rainstorm

head leaning back,  eyes closed- mouth open 

 

Did you catch any, I asked. 

A few  she said, half grinning not looking up 

probably a few.  

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.