May/June 2015 • Vol. XXXVII No. 3 Nature's Nature: A Gathering of PoetryMay 1, 2015 |

blind rose

my friend reminds me that every rose is "blind," they have no ocular faculty as such among the snows of the mind's planet-semblance I draw a braille's clear water in its second life the rose insists light is a fungible currency day's stippling alone-in-the-thicket allows a venipuncture (this abolition-sky) times blaze-in-rose, doubly agented sepal-purity of the heart's heat-seeking song, a length the thorn planishes I would not know you, by another name

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darkling copse

By G.C. Waldrep

my friend reminds me that every rose is "blind," they have no ocular faculty as such among the snows of the mind's planet-semblance I draw a braille's clear water in […]

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