Flowers—Lines—Ice

I have nothing to do with explosions

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The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here.
Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in.
I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly
As the light lies on these white walls, this bed, these hands.
I am nobody; I have nothing to do with explosions. …..
(An excerpt from “Tulips” by Sylvia Path from Collected Poems (1960))

One response

  1. derrycats

    Gorgeous!

    January 28, 2017 at 12:09 pm

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