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daisy my eyes

daisy my eyes so they bloom summer the way plants know it unseeing mirrors of petal and stigma reflecting sun Advertisements

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Dear Ex-Boyfriend

I brought you  me, translated but you don’t like poetry, words arranged in bouquets. You prefer the subtlety of phloem reject the dizzy of breathing the bloom

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I sing dandelion seeds

My chrysanthemum/daisy/buttercup bouquet in a shoebox is a love poem.  I open it for you, smiling, but you see only the yellows, not the asters that are my eyes.  I sing dandelion seeds, each note touching your face.  You brush … Continue reading

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memorial day

there is no romance in dying a soldier, but these deaths deserve remembrance, and so we place flowers & flags over the bones of those whose lives were swallowed by war our young men, all sons, some fathers whose blood … Continue reading

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