James Hart

(21.06.53 / Grappenhall, Cheshire)

Snowdrops


In a flowerbed
At the bottom
Of our garden
Lies a clump
Of half-a-dozen
Snowdrops
Gently wafted
By the wind
Virgins in white
6 Vestal Virgins
Will they withstand
The wind and rain
Of these days?
But a large leylandii
Hedge cuddles them
They’re safe

Submitted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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