“I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

Sunday, October 25, 2015

A Vase of Gardenias

Their tiny white heads
bend forward over the rim 
to release their piercing scent.

The leaves are standing up
forming a green ruff
around each neck.

The green glass vase holding them
swells like a full-bodied woman 
in a sarong ... maybe she is pregnant.


  1. I like where your mind goes, Rosemary - and invites me to come along.

    1. Thank you, most faithful reader! I'm glad I have what it takes to keep you reading. (Smile.)


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