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Wild Spring
by Jennifer Butler
Monday, April 04, 2005
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The rose in bloom
soft colored scents
in crimson in yellow in pink ...
Arms stretching forth
reaching for light and to breath ...
Their long heavy stems droop down
and sink
to kiss the dew on the long green blades
greatly in need of a trim ...
I snip each branch
but leave the rose its life,
its chance to live.
And leaning over the rock lined row
of fresh tilled earth, petunias grow.
My shirt spills open, face turns red
Its hot, I sweat o'er flower bed.
A red wasp flies, a spider creeps,
and worms and rocks get long due peeks
at sunshine, sky and budding leaf.
Out in the sun, I find relief,
but tired return, adjusting my blouse
and look behind to see if some mouse
behind the fence had heard me there,
For why else do the flowers bear it all?










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Reviewed by 000 000 12/29/2008
Innocently lovely garden writing!
CarolHawks
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/12/2007
A most beautifully imaged write, Jennifer, wild, indeed. The blooms will keep the secret. :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by jude forese 4/4/2005
sometimes the unexpected things grow behind the fence of your garden ... the question is should they be cultivated of have their roots cut off ;)
Reviewed by Sue Hess 4/4/2005
yes this is erotic without even seeming to be at all...it was very interesting, the correllation and flow
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 4/4/2005
*grin* There seems to be alot of things blooming in that garden Jennifer!
A subtle form to the wild side. Very well done!

Lisa
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/4/2005
What a truly wild garden you have, Jennifer!
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