Bleeding Petals - Introduction

When a petal bleeds

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Bleeding    

Petal

Pulverized

It lays translucent.

Once Virginal white

Now stained with impure grey.

It’s smoothness

Destroted

By abrading gravel.

Stray foot falls,

Imprint it further.

Surviving buds

Not yet fallen,

Shed dew drops pf sorrow

For petals lost.

(Martine August 2011)

 

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