Chrysanthemum from exterpassive.com


where are my chrysanthemums?
their curved fingers gently holding
the jaspar engraved with names
of love, trust, and compassion.
where are they?
i call out like mother gaia
searching for her lost children
overturning stone after stone
of anger, fear, and compulsion.
where are they?
have the weeds swallowed
you up like a crocodile
meeting a chihauhau?
where are they?
where are they?
where are you?

~Terri Stewart, Dec. 2010

Categories: Poetry Spirituality


  1. a quiet walk said on December 8, 2010
    Beautiful Terri, love the imagry!
  2. Chrysty said on December 8, 2010
    I hear the longing here. *hugs*

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