Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR (A Collection of Select Works... / The City That Never Sleeps)
Fleur ~ Fatale
Comes nite, fate befalls a Black Moon orchid,
Toast umber stain bedaub its curled leaf-tips,
Coursing arbored veins with a wrecklessness
Like cancer permeates the nodes and marrow.
Comes the rain, Mother Natures sweet elixir;
Remission.....could Death be not found here?
Miles away, a Richelieu Rose is slowly dying,
Strickened down by Black Spot and Dieback.
Comes dawn, natures demons smile 'n dance,
Death has found another genus...to permeate,
While Mother Nature bitterly sobs for herself;
And, Black Moon orchid knows there is a God.
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