Blue Only At The Edges

anomaly
of the blue diamond
a new perfection

The Past, The Present, The Future


the garden’s rose bouquet
holding and offering the blooms of
yesterday, today and tomorrow

She Persists


the celebratory nature
of the garden persists
despite winter’s imposed dormancy

The Other Cabbage Rose


paradox of the purple bloom
petals holding both
snow and sun

Guilelessness


all of beauty’s
every sustenance
in the simple rose

Decay’s Bouquet


stump blooms
a wood rose
flowering of fungi

Still Being With Her Whilst She Is Gone


Jane’s
rose arbor
in the afternoon

My Darling Rose


wild grows
my perennial love
her precious winter bloom

Thorns

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could we meet
in the space
between the thorns

The Hereafter

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the bloom
after the petal bloom
twice born rose

Memory’s Fragrance

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September bloom
slight spice of fall
all the past recalled