The Edge Between Seasons

A respite from winter’s storms

Carolyn Riker
Published in
Dec 11, 2022
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Pexels

On my back porch
there are faded fossils of flowers
still embedded in flowerpots
a reminder of a sultry summer.
Their flora is now
strands of aged beauty
lacy taupe and tans
and tawny curls
over the edges
like seafoam
rolling over a quiet shore
waiting to be carried
out to sea
where their seeds are planted
deep, deep, deep
inside a shell
just in time
for a…



Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.