Scarlet Elfcup

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

Submitted: May 23, 2013

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Scarlet Elfcup

 

 

 

… always, always nested in the brown detritus, amongst dead leaves…

 the leftovers of fading autumn…

… blood red and vivid…

… like fresh, very fresh blobs of blood upon the ground…

 

… around year-end… this fungi thrives

where deer pad and foxes skulk

pheasants forage and blackbirds patter

.. then winter turns and it all begins again…

 

 

 

 

©  Peter Hunter 2013

 

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