A vase of red poinsettias,
with blooms all tinged with gold,
sits atop a mirrored cabinet
that reflects her pictures from years ago.
With blooms all tinged with gold,
a glittering of yesterday
reflecting pictures from years ago,
An illuminate display.
A glittering of yesterday
fills a world my mother dreams.
An illuminate display,
her youth, sparkling in scenes.
The world she fills with dreams
reflect the mirrored cabinet:
her youth, sparkling in scenes,
with a vase of red poinsettias.