Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Lone Tulip

[picture by Ann Garrett, words by me]

The tulips we planted in the fall
budded last week,
a hundred strong darts pricking air
along the wood fence.

Today they bloomed,
the yard splashed with their life,
a red so bright in the midday sun
my eyes began to water.

[Single Red Tulip, from]

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