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Marigold Tongues

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Marigold Tongues

marigold tongues
water a flowering seed
as downy hands
mend a crushed bruised reed.

a flaxen shaft
lights a smoldering wick
as a ‘lectric beam
starts a heart’s soft tick

spines in strain
raze a barrier wall
marigold tongues
make a blade stand tall

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  1. Date: 3/29/2011 12:07:00 PM
    I don't know why but I got a chuckle out of this one..Very creative work..I especially like the second stanza..Let your gift continue to flow onto the pages of soup..Sara

  1. Date: 5/1/2010 11:12:00 AM
    enjoyed,