tiger lily

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 03, 2019

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the tiger lily's freckled wings
have opened like a lover's heart
and I can still see them from behind my eyes
in the slow wink of a charcoal night
when constellations of fireflies
stir a sleeping silence
and swim the wet air
at the dark edge of the woods


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