Bless You

A Poem

Brooke Ramey Nelson
May 2 · 1 min read
Author’s Backyard Archives.

Pollen. Please.

That itchy,
Dusty Blanket of Spring.

Sifting through my senses.

Touching everything,
our cars

to the neighbor’s
Pristine Backyard Pocket Park.

We all
the sickly Green and Garish Yellow Quilt.

Don’t step outdoors

Wound tightly in Mother Nature’s Annual Embrace.

Thanks for Smothering
my plans for today.

And yet…
Hope Springs Eternal.

Of Course.

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