May 29*

cow parsnip

what blooms:

the painful yellow of scotch broom
weighted to the ground

the delicate robust white of cow parsnip
weighted to the sky

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
cow parsnip photo

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1 Response to May 29*

  1. susanissima says:

    “the painful yellow of scotch broom” Wow!

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