Poeming: Patti’s Flowers

Photo by Ave Calvar on Unsplash
My sister has been gone for ten years now. We were both always flower doodlers–this is about Patti’s.

 

PATTI’S FLOWERS

 

She realized                               (scritch (scratch

the same flower

a p p e a r i n g                                  (scritch

a                  d     the corners

r   o  u   n                                                 (scratch

 

d

o

w

n  the edges

of her papers                                  (scritch

when she was

l o s t

i n  t h o u g h t                          (scratch

her pencil

found

Grandma’s w a l l  p a p e  r

bright floral on black

 

always home

always safe

always

    l o v e .

 

jle2022

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