Tagged: peonies

mama’s peonies

mama’s peonies
arrive as if on cue – one, two,
three, four, five – she brings

each stem in from late April to
May, so it blooms just for her
.
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april showers bring

in the shade of our

in the shade of our
chinese mahogany, mom’s
peonies vy for light
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: shade

my mom and i wait

my mom and i wait
all year round to take a peek
into the face of

our peonies, offering
layers and layers of intrigue
.
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seventy-nine days

seventy-nine days
later, the peonies are
responding as never
before, and you escort
them into our home, one,
two, three at a time,
reminding me of the days
when one stem of that stuff
was worth a beginner’s
piano lesson
.
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