Sunday, 1 May 2016

Hello May

 
 
Hello lovely May. 
 
 
May - Linda Pastan

May apple, daffodil,
hyacinth, lily,
and by the front
porch steps

every billowing
shade of purple
and lavender lilac,
my mother’s favorite flower,

sweet breath drifting through
the open windows:
perfume of memory—conduit
of spring.

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