Tuesday Poem – A Greening


As if in time lapse
you shake your petals into being
quivering until the colour sets.

Indoors, daffodils wilt quickly
while out there everything –
the neighbour’s washing,
a lumbering bus
a sweating cyclist,
falling leaves
an escaping dog –
everything glistens.

© Saradha Koirala 2010

Tuesday Poem

2 thoughts on “Tuesday Poem – A Greening

  1. ahhhh – that reminds me of the ‘shook foil’ of the Gerard Manley Hopkins poem – lovely, Saradha (as I write your name now I say it correctly in my head)

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