Treasure Island

John W. McEwers

(6/20/1980 / Nova Scotia, Halifax)

A Good Flower Costs A Lifetime


When you left me for tulips
and dirt
I missed you terribly.

Marigolds and stems
Roses and ribbons

And no parade
no procession

Just a flag and a casket

a letter in a basket

and memory

Submitted: Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, February 01, 2012
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