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More on orange lilies

Those flowers looping my great-grandfather’s┬áheadstone were the tigerest of lilies, outrageous┬átongues licking the hellfire fade of his name from granite, harder than he was when his mother begged him to drop his King James in deathbed drama, and he wouldn’t. … Continue reading

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lilies and ireland

tiger┬álilies, proud cacophony of orange can’t hide green stems

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