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The Back Yard 1947

The Backyard 1947

Under the lilac bush I stood inhaling the sweet scent of the lavender flowers...a safe and fragrant place to be.
It was cool and restful beneath the aura of that light purple tree.
I looked across and there was the snowball bush with its large round flowers...they were too big for my hand and
I squeezed them with both and they'd spring up like towers.
There were little lilies in the gangway all in a a row...pick me they said as I sniffed the heady scent..smelling them
til they fell apart...none can compare than that aroma in
my heart
I can sit back and close my eyes and imagine, its not hard...the peace and the beauty of the back yard.


About this poem

This poem was published first on Poetry.com around 2000. Then I received a letter that it would be published in the sound of Poetry on a deluxe three album CD. Initially it was in a book. I do not remember the book tittle. It was sold on Poetry.com. It had a copyright and the Poetry.com was giving a stipend o each sale of book. I never received anything. What happened to my poem? Here itis again1

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Written on May 21, 2000

Submitted by janicelou12 on September 06, 2021

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Janice Biesterfeldt

Copyrighted around 2000 on Poetry.Com. Poems & articles written and published in various venues. Local artist and handcrafted jewelry mosaics. Currently in Goodman theater generations classes. A memoir story group. more…

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