money trees shimmy in the sunlight
russian olive fragrant
a fallen sparrow
counted, not forgotten

types and shadows

poppies pink and red
purple flags heavy on stalks
sweet william
a breeze

my neck is wet
back sticking
all is holy
labored breath

to push
to rise
to see
to live again



S. Etole said…
your words paint summer well ...
Melissa: said…
oh i love love this.
could smell, see and feel everybit of it.
Cath said…
This is so beautiful. "all is holy labored breath" - hanging on each word. xo

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