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Lascivious Lavender



I cannot breathe
through the leaves,
no matter how hard

My lips do beg to part;
the waning tether does tear
air from all passageways

As freefully as cobwebs sprung
in the midst of heat,

Fervent are their faces

Swept--

Before morning's feet set
about their day,

I, planted like a row of garden
roses blushing fruitfully..

For flowers, do not tell
till they bud in May.
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Submitted on November 11, 2013

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