June Prayer

This slow
dying sorrow
pit we ache to cover
with layers of earth, fake flowers—
we need

rain-graced
perfect roses, lingering light
all faces sun-lifted
to joy and warmth
and song

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5 thoughts on “June Prayer

  1. First reaction: Hmmm. You reveal too much truth. I like my fake flowers. 🙂

    Second reaction: Beautiful. Wonderful movement from the pit to the sun, even the language lightens!

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