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The Hopes and Dreams of a New Fridge

d’Verse Poets Pub – Chilling Out with Lillian

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The Hopes and Dreams of a New Fridge

I’ve heard the horror stories from
the abandoned ones in the back room
they sport dents and bruises and
sticky spots that accumulated
after years of children’s art work
and rough housing – and their insides
stained and yellowed with age

I told them of my dream – of my
gleaming stainless-steel shell, clean and
pristine with no fingerprints or
vacation magnets to mar the shine
and inside, nothing but the freshest
organic produce, milk, and eggs
healthy juices and smoothies

and then the most beat up neglected
refrigerator spoke up with a wheezy
voice to tell me all the dents and stains
and sticky spots were badges showing
he was part of a family and he was loved

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I am a reader, a writer, and a snapper of photos

4 thoughts on “The Hopes and Dreams of a New Fridge

  1. Oh….smiling I am! LOVE that speaking up with a wheezy voice! Yes, that old dented guy was loved by many and earned every one of those “badges.” 🙂 I do believe a refrigerator is a kind of repository — even a diary! What we choose to put in it or on it says a lot about who we are 🙂
    LOVE that you took the voice of the fridge!

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