Chenrayzee

Chenrayzee 

       may I sit here a while

               your white blossoms

       falling

              into my lap

                     onto the floor around me

              my heart

       in your tear


© November 1998 Leslye Layne Russell

This poem was published in the
July 1999 issue of One Dog Press and in
15 Women Poets of the West (One Dog Press) in 1998.


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