Strength in Seeing Your Bloom

To this flower

Life is whirring along,
wham. Two deaths
in two weeks, and not just

physically. But then
last night
in the yin and yang of things,
without fanfare,


And I
thank you.
For your slender form,
your clarity.

Your glimmer.
That green.
I know you’re gone now, too,
and I

never got
your name.
But I
thank you.


#3 of 30 poems in 30 days for National Poetry Writing Month, April 2017


Image by John Livzey

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