Shawn L. Bird

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micropoem- illicit scent June 22, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:47 am
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The perfume from

these stolen peonies

seems extra sweet.




(Lest you think I stalk the neighbourhood, masked, with scissors in hand looking for floral victims: the peonies in question were bending onto my driveway from a peony bush in a bed so overgrown I don’t think the neighbours even know the bush is there!).


19 Responses to “micropoem- illicit scent”

  1. mezzyadamz Says:

    waoh! such pictures in so few lines. How amazing!

  2. mezzyadamz Says:

    And Thanks for stopping by on my blog.

  3. kiwiskan Says:

    – that’s what they all say 🙂

  4. Barbie Beaton Says:

    And now I get to think of you as the nighttime peony thief. 🙂

  5. prior Says:

    nice poem – even though I do not like peonies – but really great short poem (as usual)

  6. Phoenix Tears Healed Says:

    I like this; and as I read what followed as an explanation in the brackets I saw there a second micro poem 🙂

  7. Embracing a Wounded Soul Says:

    You just have a way …. Wonderful 🙂

  8. Very funny, enjoyed the humor!


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