Sunday, June 29, 2014

cobalt blue falls

cobalt blue falls
curl into inky fingers
staining the cedar fence

Each Dutch Iris blossom only lasts a few days. Then, fertilized or not, the wide soft falls corkscrew and curl inwards into a shriveled fist. But one blossom, falling against the lattice fence, uses her inky fingers to stain the fresh cedar a lovely shade of cobalt.

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