Category Archives: original poetry

Ruth Ann Scanzillo 1975 – present; all rights reserved.

Addiction.

 

 

mallow,

Reese,

Moon, Blue;

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throb;

release;

issue;

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dream,

in peace.

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Cuckoo!

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mallow,

Reese,

Moon, Blue.

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© Ruth Ann Scanzillo       8/19/17

 

 

 

 

 

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Watching the Gladiolas Die.

 

[first draft]

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Watching the gladiolas die

Each branch, straining away from the other

Like the handwriting of a psychotic.

Blossoms, closest to the vase, drooping first

Those furthest away spiking, like thorns do

Defying the spine-curling sigh.

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© Ruth Ann Scanzillo  7/23/17      All rights those of the author, whose name appears above this line. Be a good person.

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