United & Divided

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I.
rows of white
petals unfurl
a single bloom

II.
faded petals
trickle down
a rose undone

 

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Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 3 Prompt: Two for Tuesday – 1. united 2. divided

Photo: Roses in the International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon,  c.b.w. 2015