Jan Freundschuh

Rookie - 0 Points (November 1946)

Little Poem About Petunia - Poem by Jan Freundschuh

Purple, as in flowers,
Has an after image of blue
Such that, spreading out from petunia,
One has to check,
If there's a blue bud behind it
Or but the magical quality of
Expansive purple hue.

Magic always comforts me,
(Even if a treatise on optics
Such phenomena might explain) .
If purple can send a bolt
Of blue lightning to my eye
Then I don't have to live flattened,
Heart-crushed and bored silly
By the grey of the limiting,
The soul-deadening mundane.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 6, 2012


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