Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Sunrise Sweets

Spoonfeed me that Neapolitan sky

Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

Sprinkle the scent of lavender
gently wake the yawning sky
whisk in a bit of bubble gum pink
through the heavens just for kicks.

A fragrant gardenia to my eyes
not cobalt or turquoise
but spiced with baby powder blue
dripping feast from your saucer.



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Ann Marie Steele

Ann Marie Steele


I pen poetry about love and loss, what I observe and experience — I write about hope. My writing has been described as resiliently defiant.