"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn." ~Thomas Gray
"Poetry unites." ~Anon
"Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it." ~Emily Dickinson
Written by Elizabeth J. Russo
She lives in New Jersey, USA
Her site here: Elizabeth J Russo
Ode to a Dying Orchid
Her white-tipped wings
as she drips
a slow purple death.
risk the edge clinging
to the thin waxy stalk.
Her clogged arteries
and soon her dark forked
tongue will be speechless.
Originally published on writer's personal blog.
Posted with consent of the writer.
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