Buttercream Frosting

When he looks at me, I still see the love
felt in the beginning. There was no doubt
our union would navigate its way to this
very moment. The breath of a gentle summer
breeze carried us this far over hills that seemed
too huge to bear. With fingers laced, we watched
stunning, good-night hues paint the evenings,
and warm, golden shades offer morning greetings.
Our connection, deeper than that first kiss in
December, remains solid and beautiful as a silver
rock kissed by the sun, sparkling on the shoreline.
This emotion toggling between the two of us feels
like the taste of buttercream frosting. Unbelievably
wonderful to savor endlessly. And so, our dance
continues, for it is written in the clouds, over the
horizon, within the glorious colors of the future.

Lauren Scott Β© 2018

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35 thoughts on “Buttercream Frosting

  1. A magnificent tribute to a lovely relationship Lauren…let the dance in the clouds shimmer and lend the light to many more! May the sweetness of buttercream remain eternal. Stay blessed dear friend! πŸ™‚

    • What a lovely comment to read first thing in the morning, Balroop. Thank you for your beautiful words, and I love, “may the sweetness of buttercream remain eternal.” πŸ™‚ Hugs and blessings, my friend. ❀

  2. So very lovely, Lauren.
    All that which had happened in the past has brought us to this day – Yes! I can relate to that.
    Love your poems.
    Have a great rest of the week πŸ™‚
    Eric

    • Thanks so much, Eric, for your lovely words, and I know you can relate, too. I wish the week would move just a little faster though because our son’s college graduation is Saturday. Can’t wait to see him. πŸ™‚ Wishing you the same, my dear friend…

  3. Wow! Lauren, a wonderful and moving poem of a relationship set to last an eternity, every moment is precious. Beautifully descriptive I was captivated from the lovely and imaginative title … this is a love to treasure, togetherness that will never change or tire. A blessed togetherness. Keep writing, my friend … you have a gift and are lucky that you share with us! ❀️

    • Wow, Annika, your comment warmed my heart and brightened my day! Thank you so much, and I’m glad this poem touched you like it did. This was one way to enjoy buttercream frosting without the calories. πŸ™‚ I appreciate your encouraging words, too. Sending love and hugs your way! πŸ’•πŸŒΌ

  4. So very beautiful and romantic, Lauren! What a wonderful declaration to love! And the comparison to Buttercream Frosting is like the chery on top. πŸ˜„β€

    • Thanks, Michelle…hope you had a great weekend. We threw our son’s grad party on Saturday and it was a success. So much fun, but glad it’s over after all the prep. πŸ™‚ Lots of love and many hugs to you, too. πŸ’—

      • Graduations and the parties are always a lot of fun, but there was no let down when each of my son’s celebrations were over, only relief that I could get back to my normal and much less exhausting schedule. πŸ’–πŸ’–

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