by William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

The Petunia
Language: English 
Purple!
for months unknown 
but for
the barren sky. 

A purple trumpet 
fragile
as our hopes 
from the very 
sand 
saluting us.

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Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-04-11
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