yesterday’s over & tomorrow… (sedum palmeri).

Face down,

eyes wide,
on this side

of the stem
I lay down

my burdens
in the flowers’

dye
like coins

in the slot

of a jukebox
or

pearls

of dew
impaled

on a lemon

morning
&
I watch them

burn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo: Jean-Michel HATTON

 

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