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Egg Yolk Dreams

My Father I Miss in the Light of Egg Yolk

By NazPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - March 2024
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Egg Yolk Dreams
Photo by wenping wang on Unsplash

Isn’t it strange, my yearning for the yolk of an egg,

As a child, it was breakfast’s cherished ache.

Now, it’s my father I miss,

He, who in the mornings would gift me this bliss.

Separating yolk from white,

The golden sun to my appetite’s delight,

And the white, merely a shadow in our morning light.

Then he left, leaving behind dreams of yolk,

His dead, as gentle as the egg’s white cloak.

Unexpected, pure, a whisper unspoken,

I long for my father, our bond unbroken.

In our poor world, the yolk was a token,

Of love, of care, subtly woven.

Tasting it now brings a twinge, a remembrance,

Of a life in whites, of words unspoken.

I miss you so, in every yolk broken.

By Estúdio Bloom on Unsplash

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Naz

She is alive and every day she realizes how much life is worth living.

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  • Ameer Bibi3 months ago

    Congratulations 🎉🎉 for top story . "You have a gift for turning ordinary moments into extraordinary art. Thank you for sharing your talent with the world."

  • Novel Allen3 months ago

    Beautiful ode to your father and egg yolk. May you find joy in every day that you can appreciate your time together. Blessings.

  • Addy Gill3 months ago

    Nice One

  • Anna 3 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story!🥳🥳🥳

  • What a moving meditation on something as basic yet profound as an egg yolk, entwining romantic and sorrowful memories inside its golden embrace.

  • JBaz3 months ago

    What a beautiful yet sad memory. Yet a lovely tribute Congratulations

  • Hannah Moore3 months ago

    I love he you use this simple food to bring so much.

  • Rachel Deeming3 months ago

    A beautiful tribute wiund around something so simple as the yolk. Food is so good at evoking memories, isn't it?

  • Andrea Corwin 3 months ago

    Oh this sad, especially the ending! Farm eggs have the best yolk.

  • Kendall Defoe 3 months ago

    I never thought the discussion of a yolk could be so touching!

  • For me an egg without a yolk is like a smartphone without a data connection

  • Judey Kalchik 3 months ago

    Such a lilting and peaceful poem. Congratulations on the Top Story recognition.

  • Melissa Ingoldsby3 months ago

    A beautifully written tribute to your father and the delicious egg yolk 👏🥰💘❤️

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