We used to make fun of his gold tooth:
with its wet sparkles
shining through his irrepressible smile.
A humble man,
who refused to hide the joys in life.
his tooth shimmered and winked at me
as I kissed him softly in his casket.
by Sabio Lantz, 4/2016
Prompt: Victoria at dVerse Poets, asks us to write a 44-word poem containing some form of the word “shimmer”.