February 22, 2014

Ekphrasis - 5

whispers of a story of long long ago -
elements blurred, essence living -
let out in a gasp, an inkling of breath
in a rumble before a tryst with death,
in the golden glow of the morning's rays
from petals all ruddy and delicate
a fragrance escapes, muttering the tale

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