Tagged: shrub

for a number of

for a number of
days, weeks, months, or even years,
there will be humming-

birds in the backyard searching
for the lost rose of sharon
.
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y

i am holding onto

i am holding onto
the idea of a camellia
bush still taller
than you,
and the weight
of each newly
petaled
memory as it
falls, ready
to be rescued,
brought inside,
to float like
yesterday,
before
there were any
signs of rain
.
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ten years later