Softly

softly
barely blushing
flower bud cracks open
the season’s bloom is unabashed
invites winged lover with petals open
tempting the lusty appetite
lest the nectar meal pass
butterfly lands
softly

~

Words and Photography ©2017 Tanya Cliff ~ to contact me

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51 thoughts on “Softly

  1. Beautifully worked out, Tanya. You have the line-breaks just right – they follow the meaning as unlike many others that I see/read, which are just prose broken up into the correct syllable counts. I’m impressed!

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      1. It’s a pleasure, spring is my favorite season. We are in Autumn here, but it’s not cold at all. I think it’s global warming!
        Same to you, have a great weekend! 🙂

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      1. It’s a really wonderful place to be and the writing time is just fabulous. And it’s not just the writing time: it’s the whole artistic interchange experience. The creations are just flowing … I am only putting selections online … there is so much more.

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