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The Marsh Thistle

A poem from my garden

Photo by Orfeu de SantaTeresa on Unsplash

Statuesque,
eye to eye with me
defended to the nines
with prickles all over

And yet

And yet

Atop there are beautiful purple flowers
seedheads yet to come,
to scatter everywhere,
next year progeny.

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, advocate for mental health and compassionate living, author of ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ and many others