the color of blood

Free Verse

Jean Campbell
Lit Up
Published in
2 min readMay 2, 2024

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Photo by João Barbosa on Unsplash

The dizzy sun rose on a far-off town
where she’d gone,
leaving as the hand of Spring
turned the redbud and the dogwood green:

she’d mend a fracture for her only girl
as only blood can do, then be home —

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Jean Campbell
Lit Up

Writer by day, reader by night, napper by afternoon.