heirloom

tongues of fire
on a razor’s edge

the lamplight
has now faded

I’ll press these petals
in our forgotten chapter

© Grace Black


imageNational Poetry Month: Day 5

(Prompt: Spend some time looking at the names of heirloom plants, and write a poem that takes its inspiration from, or incorporates the name of, one or more of these garden rarities. I used tongues of fire bush beans.)

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30 poems in 30 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let’s create 30 in 30.

Love and Ink,
Grace

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