Dahlias

Today I looked at the photographs

of last summer’s dahlias, brash faces

crowding a London garden with lemon

and magenta, a folly of profusion.

How I needed those deep colors . . .

–excerpt from “Dahlias” in A Light Dusting of Breath by Donna Pucciani (Purple Flag Press, 2014). First published in The New Writer.

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