Today's poem is by Rebecca Dunham


The mourning lily's
black-veined face.

The unmown fields
I trespass

daily. The iris's slack-
jaw mouth. Ruffles

of blue lip webbed
by a spider's stintless

hours. The quiet.

Copyright © 2011 Rebecca Dunham All rights reserved
from Beloit Poetry Journal
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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