Oh Helen - I love this!
This is very evocative. I found my imagination heading off in all kinds of story directions. Super!
haha. that is where the poetry would be i imagineit could have been upstairs...if....
I like what you came up with from the prompt. So interesting, what remains when one dies. The poetry lives on.
She seems a most Elegant Hedgehog ! Thanks
That's really touching! I'd be lucky if the hubby went searching for my poetry after I'd popped my clogs! More likely to go through my pockets looking for money......*sigh*
Lovely! Where else would she keep it?
She was a poet who thrived on love, not on a life of service I think. Well thought-out and nicely balanced Helen.
Very nice! I like the twist, and the story, as well as the language. well done!