Bleeding Petals - Introduction

When a petal bleeds

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It lays translucent.

Once Virginal white

Now stained with impure grey.

It’s smoothness


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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Read " Black Widow " by the same author ( Tobi Loba )


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