Douglas Scotney

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
Douglas Scotney
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide
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The New Green

As it's almost always in bloom
I tend to ignore the native hibiscus
by the front door.
It doesn't brighten my day
as I leave the house.
It's just a screen -
what it was planted there for.
Its flowers go largely unseen.
Deep purple fading to mauve
is the new green.
The New Green
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: flowers,color,new,boredom
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