Bouquet for Her #poetry #photography


I circled her fresh face with my fingertips

ruby red were her luscious lips

spring her blossom ever green

awaken not from this dream

summer harsh it takes the glow

dew’s gone, nothing will grow

our love languish in her eyes

 robbing heat  I ever despise

colors change,  bouquet of woe

her faded lips her time I know

nothing lasts, she is so pale

catch the fall, of her I’ve failed

tulip-heart

 brightens my day

seasons flow like water

can’t catch red petals

Today’s prompt at Poet’s United is Appreciation. I have a recent love of red tulips. Sadly tulips do not last.

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7 thoughts on “Bouquet for Her #poetry #photography

  1. __ You’ve written: “Sadly tulips do not last.” Then, we are all tulips; memories grown, as in nature’s lesson. _m

    legends bloom
    flowers fallen in their day
    this seed

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