Tuesday, June 5, 2012

the first poppy

in my mother's garden
among the embarassment of riches
that fluttered softly
in the rain
i saw
this lone poppy
so like a flag
for a country
so improbable
so unlikely
as to defy naming


Linda Sue said...

Favorite flower! Incredible colour! Milk of the poppy, yes please...I love the sound of "In my Mother's garden"...I long for my mother's garden. Thank you for yours!

steven said...

linda sue, her garden's are so simple and then so filled with little beauties . . . and as a friend said just days ago . .. it's like discovering a secret garden . . . steven

ellen abbott said...

I love the poppies. mine were outstanding this year.