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The Edge Between Seasons

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…



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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.