Courting Flowers

A poem

Linda Laino
Apr 11, 2019 · 1 min read
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“Transactions with Beauty” by Linda Laino

In my dream,

you walked

through hesitant fields,

patient and kind

courting flowers.

You admired their wildness

and mystery just

out of your grasp

yet remained curious

to know them.

Out of my dream

you picked the petals

in haste, in confusion

looking for something

not found and discarded

their furry skins

like a bone picked over

after the feast.

In and out of my dream

you choked on

alien words and went

to search other fields

perhaps more familiar.

You, who can charm

ethereal notes across

a thin blade of air

didn’t understand

the language of beauty.

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Artist/Poet attempting to make sense of the world through words and images. www.lindalaino.com

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