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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.

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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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