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Poem 24 – Amaryllis III

Amaryllis III I butterfly kiss the wrinkles inher petal wilts trail whispers down her strong slenderstem thank you I breathetor showing me howto age with grace how to lift my chinto night with the same dedication as to the day her sepalslike fingerspoint north south eastwest – a guide onhow to gaze how to embracethe relief ofletting gotrusting in the cycle that is thriving in all stages… Continue reading Poem 24 – Amaryllis III

On Writing

Poem 15 – Amaryllis II

Amaryllis II I kiss the white waist of her petal closestto my face after I open the curtainsin the living room In response she arches into my cheekwe both smile Then in the kitchenon the crumb-sweateredcutting board – a wishbone in waitdried for weekscrusted in muscle I pick it upconsider the act of a two-persontradition reducedto one Consider the consequence oftesting fortune… Continue reading Poem 15 – Amaryllis II