1805. Perennial


Keeps her secrets
Within her silence

I too, passing her
Day after day

A gladsome addition
To my daily constitutional

Grateful to the wind
That blew her seed here

A gradual paling
Day after day

Petals crinkle, fall
Her secrets die with her

I shall mourn her absence
Patiently await next Summer


About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on September 19, 2017, in Poem With Image. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. As with all cycles … Nicely penned.

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  2. This is so beautiful, Ben – metaphorically and literally. Will be one of my favorites of yours.

    Time for me to reciprocate and reblog one of yours. This is it!

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  3. Reblogged this on Seasonings and commented:
    For those of you who aren’t familiar with Ben Naga, I think you’ll find his blog well worth checking out. His poetry contains wisdom, humor, satire, and in this case, great beauty.

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  4. This is my kind of poem. This is so good, Ben. I’m a sucker for a metaphor. I love the thought you took with this piece. Adore!

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  5. Beautifully written, Ben – one of my favorites, too!

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