The two of us sitting in a field
your eyes sunlight sparkling on water
as we pull apart the bursting pods
as I blow a thousand wishes
into the capricious breezes around you
and you solemnly explore taste and texture
accepting the soft dancing halo
like a benediction.
Carol Casey lives in Blyth, Ontario, Canada. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in The Prairie Journal, The Anti-Languorous Project, Please See Me, Front Porch Review, Cypress, Vita Brevis and others, including a number of anthologies, most recently, We Are One: Poems From the Pandemic and the TL;DR Hope Anthology.
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