Archive for November, 2016

They began where I planted them
but refused to stay there
Spreading chrysanthemums
Some thought they were weeds
Ready to pull them out
by the roots
I promised, I pled, they will bloom one day
Maybe not this year. They didn’t.
Maybe the next.
They did.
Is it so hard to believe
That they might yet be flowers

Perennial. Precious.

When the bloom is long in coming
can they not have space to look like weeds
a season?


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