Creche Blossom

brooklyn botanic garden crocus 2

Crèche Blossom
By Julie Flanders

The morning finds its shape
In the shadows of a wish
A small cat drinks
From a large dish
Spring bursts
Into a frenzy of leaves
The crocus curtseys
To flowers
Opening their sleeves
As trees bow
In the pink breeze

I am too full of desire to breathe
Too full of love
To even conceive how
This rich earth dives in and out
Of itself
Dying to live again
In this rebirth

I am too full of desire
To leave you
I long to stay and hold us both
Here
Where today
Will soon be
Yesterday

You break the flower
At its stem
And hand it to me
Gently
I bend
To smell the fragrant scent
And see
The place where it was torn

A violent gift of life
Where beauty passes
As it’s born

Advertisements

About octoberprojectmusic

Julie Flanders Marina Belica Emil Adler
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s