Shawn L. Bird

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poem-iris memories May 28, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 6:14 pm
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The bouquet of irises

is dessicated;

brown paper shells devoid of scent,

death displayed in a vase.

The purple blooms,

dripped inky streaks down the walls

and puddles onto the floor.

The stains leave a memory of floral glory

for tomorrow.

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8 Responses to “poem-iris memories”

  1. TIME TO GET SOME MORE!!!! WELL-DONE…OH DESCRIBING ONE!

  2. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    EVEN SENTIMENT HAS TO GIVE WAY TO SEDIMENT!

  3. Rajiv Says:

    this is super

  4. That’s one way to paint a wall.


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