Walking home from CVS

Tulip Poplar night suddenly pink
under streetlamp moon
drizzle wets black mulch
fragrant as perfume
heady cedar, pencil-shaving,
sandalwood scent

a half-gallon of milk
swinging in my hand
I drink darkness,
taste the sky, swollen with
tulip poplar blooms waving
in the wind

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  1. #1 by Dawn D on April 14, 2015 - 4:21 am

    I love the ‘I drink darkness” line!

  2. #2 by angelamoore2013 on April 16, 2015 - 3:15 am

    wonderful imagery!

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