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Poem: The Hats of Memories

A poem from Rochester author.

Poetry
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Grandma Stella acquired beautiful hats.
She loved wearing them to Grandpa's jewelry shop.
Around the centurion Iowa home, there were no rats.
However, a tiny pet dog named Erik might hop.
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No hats for Erik when Stella ordered from Sears and Roebuck.
Scouring the most recent catalog, finding the perfect look.
The fabric and colors would always honk like a duck.
Stella was accomplished at ordering couture from the book.
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Grandma Stella maintained her lovely hat boxes.
The closets were full of many lacy delights.
Some of the hat inventory could be hidden like foxes.
However a few toppers remained visible, sporting new heights.
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The source of memories may sometimes erode.
But lovely hats are envisioned, lining our cosmic abode.

Lea B. Jennings is a poet from Rochester.

The Post Bulletin publishes poetry by local and area writers every Tuesday. Send poems to life@postbulletin.com with the subject line "Poetry submission."

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