John W. McEwers

Veteran Poet - 1,178 Points (6/20/1980 / Nova Scotia, Halifax)

A Good Flower Costs A Lifetime - Poem by John W. McEwers

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

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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